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 ...