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Pro Spring Boot 2

An Authoritative Guide to Building Microservices, Web and Enterprise Applications, and Best Practices


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Felipe Gutierrez
    Pages 1-30
  3. Felipe Gutierrez
    Pages 31-44
  4. Felipe Gutierrez
    Pages 45-85
  5. Felipe Gutierrez
    Pages 87-125
  6. Felipe Gutierrez
    Pages 127-171
  7. Felipe Gutierrez
    Pages 173-206
  8. Felipe Gutierrez
    Pages 207-218
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  11. Felipe Gutierrez
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  12. Felipe Gutierrez
    Pages 433-454
  13. Felipe Gutierrez
    Pages 455-479
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 481-511

About this book


Quickly and productively develop complex Spring applications and microservices out of the box, with minimal concern over things like configurations. This revised book will show you how to fully leverage the Spring Boot 2 technology and how to apply it to create enterprise ready applications that just work.  It will also cover what's been added to the new Spring Boot 2 release, including Spring Framework 5 features like WebFlux, Security, Actuator and the new way to expose Metrics through Micrometer framework, and more.

This book is your authoritative hands-on practical guide for increasing your enterprise Java and cloud application productivity while decreasing development time. It's a no nonsense guide with case studies of increasing complexity throughout the book. The author, a senior solutions architect and Principal Technical instructor with Pivotal, the company behind the Spring Framework, shares his experience, insights and first-hand knowledge about how Spring Boot technology works and best practices.

Pro Spring Boot 2 is an essential book for your Spring learning and reference library.

You will:

  • Configure and use Spring Boot 
  • Use non-functional requirements with Spring Boot Actuator
  • Carry out web development with Spring Boot
  • Persistence with JDBC, JPA and NoSQL Databases
  • Messaging with JMS, RabbitMQ and WebSockets
  • Test and deploy with Spring Boot
  • A quick look at the Spring Cloud projects
  • Microservices and deployment to the Cloud
  • Extend Spring Boot by creating your own Spring Boot Starter and @Enable feature


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.AlbuquerqueUSA

About the authors

Felipe Gutierrez is a Senior Platform Architect at Pivotal, the creators of Spring Boot and Spring Framework, where he serves as a senior consultant with the Spring team. He has over 20 years of IT experience, during which time he developed programs for companies in multiple vertical industries, such as government, retail, healthcare, education, and banking. He also develops in Groovy, RabbitMQ, and other technologies. Previously he has consulted for companies such as Nokia, Apple, Redbox, and Qualcomm, among others. He received his bachelors and master’s degree in computer science from Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey Campus Ciudad de Mexico.

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