Spring Core

General info

This is a four-day course. Select the desired start date at the top right of the screen for practical information regarding the training (location, price, registration, etc.).

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Course overview

This course offers hands-on experience with the major features of Spring and Spring Boot, which includes configuration, data access, REST, AOP, auto-configuration, actuator, security, and Spring testing framework to build enterprise and microservices applications. On completion, participants will have a foundation for creating enterprise and cloud-ready applications.

Who should attend this training

Application developers who want to increase their understanding of Spring and Spring Boot with hands-on experience and a focus on fundamentals.

Course Objectives

By the end of the training, students will understand the following:

  • Spring configuration using Java Configuration and Annotations

  • Aspect-oriented programming with Spring

  • Testing Spring applications using JUnit 5

  • Spring Data Access - JDBC, JPA, and Spring Data

  • Spring Transaction Management

  • Simplifying application development with Spring Boot

  • Spring Boot auto-configuration, starters, and properties

  • Build a simple REST application using Spring Boot, embedded Web Server, and fat JARs or classic WARs

  • Implementing REST client applications using RestTemplate and WebClient

  • Spring Security

  • Enable and extend metrics and monitoring capabilities using Spring Boot actuator

  • Utilize Spring Boot enhancements to testing


Some developers experience using Java, an IDE (Eclipse, STS, or IntelliJ), and build tools such as Maven or Gradle.

Course Content

  • Introduction to Spring

  • Spring Java configuration: a deeper look

  • Annotation-based dependency injection

  • Factory pattern in Spring

  • Advanced Spring: how does Spring work internally?

  • Aspect-oriented programming

  • Testing a Spring-based application

  • Data access and JDBC with Spring

  • Database transactions with Spring

  • Spring Boot introduction

  • Spring Boot dependencies, auto-configuration and runtime

  • JPA with Spring and Spring Data

  • Spring MVC Architecture and overview

  • REST with Spring MVC

  • Spring Security

  • Actuators, metrics and health indicators

  • Spring Boot testing enhancements

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This training will be held in English unless all attendees speak Dutch.


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