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Marten DeinumSpring Boot 2 Recipeshttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3963-6_1

1. Spring Boot—Introduction

Marten Deinum1 
Meppel, Drenthe, The Netherlands

In this chapter you will get a brief introduction to Spring Boot. At the heart of Spring Boot lies the Spring Framework; Spring Boot extends this to make auto-configuration, among others, possible.

Spring Boot makes it easy to create stand-alone, production-grade, Spring-based Applications that you can “just run.” We take an opinionated view of the Spring platform and third-party libraries so you can get started with minimum fuss. Most Spring Boot applications need very little Spring configuration.

From the Spring Boot Reference Guide

Spring Boot has auto-configuration for ...

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