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Spring: Core Training


USD 2,720.00 excl. VAT

4 Days

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Who Should Attend

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 you'll will learn

This 4-day course 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.


Course Objectives

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
• Spring Security
• Enable and extend metrics and monitoring capabilities using Spring Boot actuator


Course Outline


1 Spring Overview
• What is the Spring Framework?
• The DI Container
• The Spring Framework History and EcoSystem

2 Java Configuration
• 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

3 More Java Configuration
• External properties & Property sources
• Environment abstraction
• Using bean profiles
• Spring Expression Language (SpEL)

4 Annotation and Component Scanning
• Component scanning
• Autowiring using @Autowired
• Java configuration versus annotations, mixing.
• Lifecycle annotations: @PostConstruct and @PreDestroy
• Stereotypes and meta-annotations

5 Inside the Spring Container
• The Spring Bean Lifecycle
• The BeanFactoryPostProcessor interception point
• The BeanPostProcessor interception point
• Spring Bean Proxies
• @Bean method return types

6 Introducing Aspect-oriented programming
• What problems does AOP solve?
• Defining pointcut expressions
• Implementing various types of advice

7 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

8 JDBC Simplification with JdbcTemplate
• How Spring integrates with existing data access technologies
• Spring‘s JdbcTemplate
• DataAccessException hierarchy

9 Transaction Management with Spring
• Transaction overview
• Transaction management with Spring
• Transaction propagation and rollback rules
• Transactions and integration testing

10 Spring Boot Feature Introduction
• Introduction to Spring Boot Features
• Value Proposition of Spring Boot
• Creating a simple Boot application using Spring Initializer website

11 Spring Boot – A closer look
• Dependency management using Spring Boot starters
• How auto-configuration works
• Configuration properties
• Overriding auto-configuration
• Using CommandLineRunner

12 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

13 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

14 RESful 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

15 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

16 Securing REST Application with 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

17 Actuators, Metrics and Health Indicators
• Exposing Spring Boot Actuator endpoints
• Custom Metrics
• Health Indicators
• Creating custom Health Indicators
• External monitoring systems


Further information

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