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Developing Java Applications with Spring and Spring Boot (eBook)

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  • Get to know the Spring Boot and understand how it makes creating robust applications extremely simple
  • Understand how Spring Data helps us add persistence in MongoDB and SQL databases
  • Implement a websocket to add interactive behaviors in your applications
  • Create powerful, production-grade applications and services with minimal fuss
  • Use custom metrics to track the number of messages published and consumed
  • Build anything from lightweight unit tests to fully running embedded web container integration tests
  • Learn effective testing techniques by integrating Cucumber and Spock
  • Use Hashicorp Consul and Netflix Eureka for dynamic Service Discovery
About

Spring Framework has become the most popular framework for Java development. It not only simplifies software development but also improves developer productivity. This book covers effective ways to develop robust applications in Java using Spring.

The course is up made of three modules, each one having a take-away relating to building end-to-end java applications. The first module takes the approach of learning Spring frameworks by building applications.You will learn to build APIs and integrate them with popular fraemworks suh as AngularJS, Spring WebFlux, and Spring Data. You will also learn to build microservices using Spring's support for Kotlin. You will learn about the Reactive paradigm in the Spring architecture using Project Reactor. In the second module, after getting hands-on with Spring, you will learn about the most popular tool in the Spring ecosystem-Spring Boot. You will learn to build applications with Spring Boot, bundle them, and deploy them on the cloud. After learning to build applications with Spring Boot, you will be able to use various tests that are an important part of application development. We also cover the important developer tools such as AMQP messaging, websockets, security, and more. This will give you a good functional understanding of scalable development in the Spring ecosystem with Spring Boot. In the third and final module, you will tackle the most important challenges in Java application development with Spring Boot using practical recipes. Including recipes for testing, deployment, monitoring, and securing your applications. This module will also address the functional and technical requirements for building enterprise applications.

By the end of the course you will be comfortable with using Spring and Spring Boot to develop Java applications and will have mastered the intricacies of production-grade applications.

Features
  • Learn reactive programming by implementing a reactive application with Spring WebFlux
  • Create a robust and scalable messaging application with Spring messaging support
  • Get up-to-date with the defining characteristics of Spring Boot 2.0 in Spring Framework 5
  • Learn about developer tools, AMQP messaging, WebSockets, security, MongoDB data access, REST, and more
  • This collection of effective recipes serves as guidelines for Spring Boot application development
Page Count 982
Course Length 29 hours 27 minutes
ISBN 9781789534757
Date Of Publication 3 Oct 2018
Introduction
Getting started with Spring Cloud
Service discovery using Spring Cloud Consul
Using Spring Cloud Netflix – Feign
Service discovery using Spring Cloud Netflix – Eureka
Using Spring Cloud Netflix – Hystrix

Authors

Greg L. Turnquist

Greg L. Turnquist has been a software professional since 1997. In 2002, he joined the senior software team that worked on Harris' $3.5 billion FAA telco program, architecting mission-critical enterprise apps while managing a software team. He provided after-hours support to a nation-wide system and is no stranger to midnight failures and software triages. In 2010, he joined the SpringSource division of VMware, which was spun off into Pivotal in 2013.

As a test-bitten script junky, Java geek, and JavaScript Padawan, he is a member of the Spring Data team and the lead for Spring Session MongoDB. He has made key contributions to Spring Boot, Spring HATEOAS, and Spring Data REST while also serving as editor-at-large for Spring's Getting Started Guides.

Greg wrote technical best sellers Python Testing Cookbook and Learning Spring Boot, First Edition, for Packt Publishing. When he isn't slinging code, Greg enters the world of magic and cross swords, having written the speculative fiction action and adventure novel, Darklight.

He completed his Master's degree in computer engineering at Auburn University and lives in the United States with his family.

Alex Antonov

Alex Antonov is a very passionate technologist with a hunger to learn new tools, languages, techniques, and concepts behind enterprise application design. His specialty lies in designing highly scalable distributed large-scale enterprise systems. He is also a frequent presenter on the topics of architecture and design at conferences such as UberConference, JavaOne, and SpringOne 2GX.

Alex joined Orbitz Worldwide in 2004 and in his current role of senior principal engineer, he is responsible for providing technical leadership and guidance in the development of foundational technologies, core libraries, and APIs for enterprise-wide use, as well as being responsible for web application frameworks and developing common practices.

Alex has been a long-time Spring user, starting with Spring 2.0.8 all the way to the latest and greatest—Spring Boot. Besides Java, he is also proficient in Ruby/Rails, PHP, and Groovy, and is currently learning Erlang and Go.

Claudio Eduardo de Oliveira

Claudio Eduardo de Oliveira has been active in software development since 2007, in small, medium, and large companies in Brazil. He has built cloud-centric applications where elasticity, resilience, fault tolerance, and monitoring were necessary for business success. His experience also includes Java and frameworks such as Spring Ecosystem, Guice, and Node.js, among others. Claudio is also a Docker enthusiast and believes it is an important aspect for developers to learn.