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  • Create a RESTful web service with Spring Boot
  • Understand how to use React for frontend programming
  • Gain knowledge of how to create unit tests using JUnit
  • Discover the techniques that go into securing the backend using Spring Security
  • Learn how to use Material UI in the user interface to make it more user-friendly
  • Create a React app by using the Create React App starter kit made by Facebook

Apart from knowing how to write frontend and backend code, a full-stack engineer has to tackle all the problems that are encountered in the application development life cycle, starting from a simple idea to UI design, the technical design, and all the way to implementing, testing, production, deployment, and monitoring. This book covers the full set of technologies that you need to know to become a full-stack web developer with Spring Boot for the backend and React for the frontend.

This comprehensive guide demonstrates how to build a modern full-stack application in practice. This book will teach you how to build RESTful API endpoints and work with the data access Layer of Spring, using Hibernate as the ORM. As we move ahead, you will be introduced to the other components of Spring, such as Spring Security, which will teach you how to secure the backend. Then, we will move on to the frontend, where you will be introduced to React, a modern JavaScript library for building fast and reliable user interfaces, and its app development environment and components.

You will also create a Docker container for your application. Finally, the book will lay out the best practices that underpin professional full-stack web development.

  • Develop resourceful backends using Spring Boot and faultless frontends using React.
  • Explore the techniques involved in creating a full-stack app by going through a methodical approach.
  • Learn to add CRUD functionalities and use Material UI in the user interface to make it more user-friendly.
Page Count 302
Course Length 9 hours 3 minutes
ISBN 9781789138085
Date Of Publication 20 Jun 2018


Juha Hinkula

Juha Hinkula is a software development lecturer at Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences in Finland. He received an MSc degree in computer science from the University of Helsinki. He has over 15 years of industry experience in software development. Over the past few years, he has focused on modern full stack development. He is also a passionate mobile developer with Android-native technology, and nowadays also uses React Native.