TP3465

Introduction to Spring 6, Spring Boot 3, and Spring REST Training

This Spring course teaches you how to leverage Spring Core capabilities and provides guidelines on when and how to use them. It also dives deep into using Spring Boot for dependency management, auto-configuration, and Spring REST for creating RESTful resources. By the end of the training, students confidently build modern Spring applications.

Course Details

Duration

5 days

Prerequisites

A hands-on, working knowledge of Java programming, including inheritance, interfaces, and exceptions.

Skills Gained

  • Understand the core principles of Spring and of Dependency Injection (DI) / Inversion of Control
  • Use the Spring Core module and DI to configure and wire application objects (beans) together
  • Know the different types of metadata (XML, annotations/@Component, and Java Configuration/@Configuration), and how and when to use them
  • Use Spring Boot to simplify dependency management and configuration
  • Understand and use Boot's auto-configuration
  • Customize Boot's behavior with properties and in other ways
  • Understand and use the complete capabilities of the Core module, such as lifecycle events, bean scopes, and the Spring API
  • Work with the ORM (Object-Relational Mapping) module to integrate Spring with technologies such as JPA
  • Use Spring Data to generate JPA-based repository classes automatically
  • Understand and use Spring's transaction support, including the easy-to-use Java annotation support
  • Understand REST and use Spring REST to build RESTful services
  • Use Ajax-based front ends with Spring REST
  • Use RestTemplate to create Java REST clients
Course Outline
  • Introduction to Spring
    • Overview of Spring Technology
      • Motivation for Spring, Spring Architecture
      • The Spring Framework
      • Maven and Spring
    • Spring Introduction
      • Declaring and Managing Beans
      • ApplicationContexts - The Spring Container
      • XML and @Component/@Named Config
    • Dependencies and Dependency Injection (DI)
      • Examining Dependencies
      • Dependency Inversion / Dependency Injection (DI)
      • DI in Spring - XML and @Autowired
    • Spring Boot Quickstart
  • Configuration in Depth
    • Java Based Configuration (@Configuration)
      • Overview, @Configuration, @Bean
      • Dependency Injection
      • Resolving Dependencies
    • Integrating Configuration Types
      • XML and @Component Pros/Cons
      • @Configuration Pros/Cons
      • Choosing a Configuration Style
      • Integrating with @Import and <import>
    • Bean Scope and Lifecycle
      • Singleton, Prototype, and Other Scopes
      • Configuring Scope
      • Bean Lifecycle / Callbacks
  • Intro to Spring Boot
    • Spring Boot Overview
    • Spring POMs with Boot Parents
    • Spring Boot Starters
    • SpringApplication – Apps With main()
    • CommandLineRunner and ApplicationRunner
    • Working with Properties
      • Boot Property Files
      • Using Application Properties
      • Customizing Behavior with Boot Properties
  • Spring Testing
    • Testing and JUnit 5 Overview
      • Writing Tests - Test Classes, asserts, Naming Conventions
      • Running Tests - IDE, maven, ...
      • Test Fixtures - setup and teardown
    • Spring TestContext Framework
      • Overview
      • Configuration
      • Running Tests
  • Database Access with Spring/Boot
    • Overview of Spring/Boot database support
      • DataSources, Boot Auto-Configuration, and Custom Configuration
      • Boot - Embedded Database
    • Using Spring/Boot with JPA
      • Spring Boot Auto-Configuration and Scanning
      • Customizing the Configuration
      • Creating a JPA Repository/DAO Bean - @PersistenceUnit, @PersistenceContext
    • Spring Data Overview
      • Overview and Architecture
      • Configuring Spring Data
      • Repositories and JPA Repositories
      • Using CrudRepository
    • Using Spring Data
      • Naming Conventions for Querying
      • Creating more Complex Queries
      • Query Configuration
    • Configuration Without Boot [Optional]
      • Managing the EntityManager (EM)
      • LocalContainerEntityManagerFactoryBean and Container-managed EMs
      • JEE and JNDI Lookup of the EM
      • Configuration and Vendor Adaptors
  • Spring Transaction (TX) Management
    • Overview
    • Declarative TX Management (REQUIRED, etc.)
    • TX Scope and Propagation
    • Configuration and Boot Auto-Configuration
    • Pointcut-based Configuration of Transactions 
  • RESTful Services with Spring
    • REST Overview and Principles
    • DispatcherServlet - Boot Auto-Config and Customization
    • Requests and Responses - GET, POST, PUT, DELETE
    • Spring's REST API
      • Spring support for REST
      • @RequestMapping/@PathVariable, @RequestBody, @ResponseBody
      • URI Templates and @PathVariable
      • Controllers with @RestController
    • Ajax Overview
  • Working with JSON and XML
    • Generating JSON
      • JSON Overview
      • JSON Representations for Resources
      • Message Converters
    • [Optional] Generating XML
      • JAXB and Jackson Message Converters for XML
      • JAXB / @XmlRootElement
    • Content Negotiation
    • Client Requirements and Spring's RestTemplate
    • getForObject() / getForEntity()
    • Other RestTemplate Methods
    • Accessing Headers / exchange()
  • Common REST Patterns
    • GET: Read
    • POST: Create
    • PUT: Update
    • DELETE: Delete
    • Programming on server side, and client side (with RestTemplate)
  • Boot Configuration and Customization
    • Logging and its Configuration
    • Profiles
    • Other Configuration
  • Spring Boot Web/Security
    • Spring Boot Web
    • Boot's Embedded Servers
    • Classic Spring MVC Configuration
    • Spring Boot Security
    • Spring Boot Data REST
  • Additional Spring/Boot Features
    • Updates to Spring Core
    • Jakarta EE 9 Baseline
    • WebFlux / Reactive Web Framework
    • Boot Actuator
Upcoming Course Dates
USD $2,995
Online Virtual Class
Scheduled
Date: Jun 10 - 14, 2024
Time: 10 AM - 6 PM ET
USD $2,995
Online Virtual Class
Scheduled
Date: Aug 5 - 9, 2024
Time: 10 AM - 6 PM ET
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Online Virtual Class
Scheduled
Date: Sep 30 - Oct 4, 2024
Time: 10 AM - 6 PM ET