In this section, we will look at the prerequisites for developing a Spring Boot application. We will develop a small Spring Boot application to understand the configuration required for a Spring Boot application and the importance of each configuration.
Here is the list of prerequisites for working with Spring Boot:
- Java 8 or 9
- Spring 5.0.4 or later
Spring Boot supports:
- Maven 3.2+ and Gradle 4 for dependency management and explicit builds
- Tomcat 8.5, Jetty 9.4, and Undertow 1.4
Spring Boot applications can be deployed to any servlet 3.0+ compatible servlet container.
The first step in developing a Spring Boot application is to install Spring Boot. It is extremely easy to set up. It can be ...