CHAPTER 3

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RESTful Spring

In this chapter, we will discuss:

  • The basics of Spring Boot
  • Building a Hello World REST application
  • Tools for accessing REST applications

One of the Spring Framework’s goals is to reduce plumbing code so that developers can focus their efforts on implementing core business logic. However, as the Spring Framework evolved and added several subprojects to its portfolio, developers ended up spending a considerable amount of time setting up projects, finding project dependencies, and writing boiler plate code and configuration.

Spring Boot, a Spring portfolio project aims at simplifying Spring application bootstrapping by ...

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