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K. Siva Prasad Reddy, Beginning Spring Boot 2, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-2931-6_1

1. Introduction to Spring Boot

K. Siva Prasad Reddy

(1)Hyderabad, India

The Spring framework is a very popular and widely used Java framework for building web and enterprise applications. Spring at its core is a dependency injection container that provides flexibility to configure beans in multiple ways, such as XML, Annotations, and JavaConfig. Over the years, the Spring framework grew exponentially by addressing the needs of modern business applications like security, support for NoSQL datastores, handling big data, batch processing, integration with other systems, etc. Spring, along with its sub-projects, became a viable platform ...

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