This chapter shows you how an old Spring developer used to do applications and compare them to Spring Boot. It also shows you how to use legacy Spring code with your Spring Boot applications.
Why this is important? I’ve been asked by several developers why Spring Boot is better than Spring or if Spring Boot will get rid of the Spring Framework. Remember that I said in the first chapters that Spring Boot is Spring, and you need to think of it as a new way to create the next generation of Spring applications.
Spring Web Applications
Let’s start by creating the same simple web application from ...