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Spring Boot: Developer

  • Tuition USD $1,850 GSA  $1,450.88
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 4819 Ratings
  • Course Code SP-BOOT
  • Duration 2 days
  • Available Formats Classroom, Virtual

This 2-day course offers experience with Spring Boot and its major features, including auto-configuration, Actuator, Spring Boot testing framework and more. On completion, participants will have a foundation for creating enterprise and cloud-ready applications.

  • Please note that this course is a subset of the material in our 4-day Spring: Core Training course - there is no need to take both courses. This course is recommended if you have a good working knowledge of Spring Basics (see Prerequisites) but are new to Spring Boot.

Skills Gained

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Describe the benefits provided by Spring Boot
  • Initialize a project using Spring Boot Starters
  • Leverage Spring Boot's auto configuration features
  • Create simplified backing-store solutions using Spring Data JPA
  • Build a simple MVC application using Spring Boot, embedded Web Server and fat JARs or classic WARs
  • Build a RESTful Web application
  • Use Spring Security to secure Web and REST endpoints
  • Enable and extend metrics and monitoring capabilities using Spring Boot actuator
  • Leverage advance configuration capabilities
  • Utilize Spring Boot enhancements to testing

Who Can Benefit

Application developers who want to increase their understanding of Spring and Spring Boot and a focus on fundamentals.

Prerequisites

  • A good working knowledge on web application development using Java and an IDE (Eclipse, STS or IntelliJ).
  • Basic understanding of Spring: Java Config, component- scanning, Spring driven testing and Spring data-management (JdbcTemplate, @Transactional).
  • Experience using Java and build tools such as Maven or Gradle.

Course Details

Outline

Introduction to Spring Essentials

  • Why Spring
  • Configuration using Spring
  • Bean creation
  • Data Management

Spring Boot Introduction

  • Introduction to Spring Boot Features
  • Value Proposition of Spring Boot
  • Creating a simple Boot application using Spring Initializr website

Spring Boot Dependencies, Auto-configuration, and Runtime

  • Dependency management using Spring Boot starters
  • How auto-configuration works
  • Configuration properties
  • Overriding auto-configuration
  • Using CommandLineRunner

JPA with Spring and Spring Data

  • 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

Spring MVC Architecture and Overview

  • 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

Rest with Spring MVC

  • 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 negotiationageConverters and automatic content negotiation

Spring Security

  • What problems does Spring Security solve?
  • Configuring authentication
  • Implementing authorization by intercepting URLs
  • Authorization at the Java method level
  • Understanding the Spring Security filter chain
  • Spring security testing

Actuators, Metrics and Health Indicators

  • Exposing Spring Boot Actuator endpoints
  • Custom Metrics
  • Health Indicators
  • Creating custom Health Indicators
  • External monitoring systems

Spring Boot Testing Enhancements

  • Spring Boot testing overview
  • Integration testing using @SpringBootTest
  • Web slice testing with MockMvc framework
  • Slices to test different layers of the application

When does class start/end?

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.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

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.

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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.

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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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Some Labs are very good but some steps it ask to update but its already updated, but overall its very good training.

Labs and the study materials provided for Architecting on AWS course are very easy to understand and explains all the topics required to pass the Associate certification.

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