This course, equivalent to 4 days of training, offers hands-on experience with the major features of Spring and Spring Boot, which includes configuration, data access, REST, AOP, auto-configuration,...
This course, equivalent to 4 days of training, offers hands-on experience with the major features of Spring and Spring Boot, which includes configuration, data access, REST, AOP, auto-configuration, actuator, security, and Spring testing framework to build enterprise and microservices applications. On completion, participants will have a foundation for creating enterprise and cloud-ready applications.
This course prepares students for the Spring Professional certification exam.
This course is also available in an Instructor-Led Training (ILT) format.
By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
Spring configuration using Java Configuration and Annotations
Aspect oriented programming with Spring
Testing Spring applications using JUnit 5
Spring Data Access - JDBC, JPA and Spring Data
Spring Transaction Management
Simplifying application development with Spring Boot
Spring Boot auto-configuration, starters and properties
Build a simple REST application using Spring Boot, embedded Web Server and fat JARs or classic WARs
Implementing REST client applications using RestTemplate
Utilize Spring Boot enhancements to testing
Enable and extend metrics and monitoring capabilities using Spring Boot actuator
Who Can Benefit
Application developers who want to increase their understanding of Spring and Spring Boot with hands-on experience and a focus on fundamentals.
Some developer experience using Java, an IDE (Eclipse, STS or IntelliJ) and build tools such as Maven or Gradle
What is the Spring Framework?
The DI Container
The Spring Framework History and EcoSystem
Java configuration and the Spring application context
@Configuration and @Bean annotations
@Import: working with multiple configuration files
Defining bean scopes
Launching a Spring Application and obtaining Beans
More Java Configuration
External properties & Property sources
Using bean profiles
Spring Expression Language (SpEL)
Annotation and Component Scanning
Autowiring using @Autowired
Java configuration versus annotations, mixing.
Lifecycle annotations: @PostConstruct and @PreDestroy
Stereotypes and meta-annotations
Inside the Spring Container
The Spring Bean Lifecycle
The BeanFactoryPostProcessor interception point
The BeanPostProcessor interception point
Spring Bean Proxies
@Bean method return types
Introducing Aspect-oriented programming
What problems does AOP solve?
Defining pointcut expressions
Implementing various types of advice
Testing a Spring-based Application
Spring and Test-Driven Development
Spring 5 integration testing with JUnit 5
Application context caching and the @DirtiesContext annotation
Profile selection with @ActiveProfiles
Easy test data setup with @Sql
JDBC Simplification with JdbcTemplate
How Spring integrates with existing data access technologies
Transaction Management with Spring
Transaction Management with Spring
Transaction management with Spring
Transaction propagation and rollback rules
Transactions and integration testing
Spring Boot Feature Introduction
Introduction to Spring Boot Features
Value Proposition of Spring Boot
Creating a simple Boot application using Spring Initializer website
Spring Boot – A closer look
Dependency management using Spring Boot starters
How auto-configuration works
Spring Boot – Spring Data JPA
Quick introduction to ORM with JPA
Benefits of using Spring with JPA
JPA configuration in Spring
Configuring Spring JPA using Spring Boot
Spring Data JPA dynamic repositories
Web Applications with Spring Boot
Introduction to Spring MVC and request processing
Controller method signatures
Using @Controller, @RestController and @GetMapping annotations
Configuring Spring MVC with Spring Boot
Spring Boot packaging options, JAR or WAR
RESTful Application with Spring Boot
An introduction to the REST architectural style
Controlling HTTP response codes with @ResponseStatus
Implementing REST with Spring MVC, @RequestMapping, @RequestBody and @ResponseBody
Spring MVC’s HttpMessageConverters and automatic content negotiation
Spring Boot Testing
Spring Boot testing overview
Integration testing using @SpringBootTest
Web slice testing with MockMvc framework
Slices to test different layers of the application
Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.
Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?
Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.
How can someone reach me during class?
If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.
What languages are used to deliver training?
Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.
What does GTR stand for?
GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.
Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.
Does ExitCertified deliver group training?
Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.
What does vendor-authorized training mean?
As a vendor-authorized training partner, we offer a curriculum that our partners have vetted. We use the same course materials and facilitate the same labs as our vendor-delivered training. These courses are considered the gold standard and, as such, are priced accordingly.
Is the training too basic, or will you go deep into technology?
It depends on your requirements, your role in your company, and your depth of knowledge. The good news about many of our learning paths, you can start from the fundamentals to highly specialized training.
How up-to-date are your courses and support materials?
We continuously work with our vendors to evaluate and refresh course material to reflect the latest training courses and best practices.
Are your instructors seasoned trainers who have deep knowledge of the training topic?
ExitCertified instructors have an average of 27 years of practical IT experience. They have also served as consultants for an average of 15 years. To stay up to date, instructors will at least spend 25 percent of their time learning new emerging technologies and courses.
Do you provide hands-on training and exercises in an actual lab environment?
Lab access is dependent on the vendor and the type of training you sign up for. However, many of our top vendors will provide lab access to students to test and practice. The course description will specify lab access.
Will you customize the training for our company’s specific needs and goals?
We will work with you to identify training needs and areas of growth. We offer a variety of training methods, such as private group training, on-site of your choice, and virtually. We provide courses and certifications that are aligned with your business goals.
How do I get started with certification?
Getting started on a certification pathway depends on your goals and the vendor you choose to get certified in. Many vendors offer entry-level IT certification to advanced IT certification that can boost your career. To get access to certification vouchers and discounts, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Will I get access to content after I complete a course?
You will get access to the PDF of course books and guides, but access to the recording and slides will depend on the vendor and type of training you receive.
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