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Pivotal's Core Spring

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Core Spring is a four-day flagship Spring Framework and Spring Boot training course in which students build a Spring-powered Java application that demonstrates the Spring Framework and other Spring technologies like Spring Boot, Spring Data, Spring Security and micro-services.

- Create clean and robust applications with the Spring framework -


Join Sam Brannen, enterprise Java developer and co-founder of Swiftmind, as he delves into the major features of Spring, including configuration, data access, web and REST applications, Spring Boot, Spring Security and using Spring Cloud to build a small microservices application.

On completion, participants will have a foundation for creating enterprise-ready applications and be fully prepared to take the Pivotal Spring Professional certification exam. Exams are sold separately.

Who you will be learning with

Expect to find experienced Java EE developers and architects and who are interested in learning all about developing Java applications with Spring.

How to apply these skills

Come away with a functional Java application that you have built so that you can demonstrate the utility of Spring to inform your future product development and help you produce robust and clean applications.

What next?


Book early to receive a discount on the course price and in doing so you will not only commit to growing your own skillset, but help us grow our community of over 140,000 passionate techies.

Learn how to:

  • Apply Spring configuration using Java, Annotations and XML
  • Utilize Aspect-oriented programming with Spring
  • Effectively test Spring applications
  • Data Access - JDBC, JPA, Spring Data
  • Use Spring for Transaction Management
  • Build Web applications with Spring MVC
  • Spring Boot - introductory and advanced topics
  • Implement REST with Spring MVC and RestTemplate
  • Spring Security
  • Microservices with Spring Cloud

What the community says

"Excellent course. Learnt a whole lot!"

Abhilash Nair, Capgemini UK

"Very knowledgeable teacher. Took his time to answer all questions we had."

Petar Stefauov

"Great tutor, knows how to keep people interested."

Artur Malinowski

"Very good at applying the examples to real world situations which is extremely useful."

Jonathan Sharifi

"Very well taught and very well presented by Russ. Simplified complex problems with stories very well."

Ricky Dean

About the Expert

Sam Brannen

Sam Brannen is an enterprise Java developer with nearly 20 years of experience, a graduate of the Georgia Tech College of Computing, and co-founder of Swiftmind, a software consulting agency in Zurich, Switzerland. At Swiftmind Sam helps international clients achieve best practices in agile software development, architecture, design, implementation, and testing of enterprise Java applications using the Spring Framework, JUnit, and a plethora of open source technologies. In his consulting role, Sam most enjoys hard core software development, leading work shops, code reviews, coaching, and training developers.

About the Author

Rod Johnson

Rod is the father of Spring. The Spring Framework open source project began in February 2003, based on SpringSource's Spring framework published with Rod's best-selling Expert One-on-One Java EE Design and Development.

Thanks to our partners

INTRODUCTION TO SPRING

  • Java configuration and the Spring application context
  • @Configuration and @Bean annotations
  • @Import: working with multiple configuration files
  • Launching a Spring Application and obtaining Beans

SPRING JAVA CONFIGURATION: A DEEPER LOOK

  • External properties & Property sources
  • Environment abstraction
  • Bean scope, bean profiles
  • Spring Expression Language (SpEL)
  • How it Works: Inheritance based proxies

ANNOTATION-BASED DEPENDENCY INJECTION

  • Autowiring and component scanning
  • Java configuration versus annotations, mixing.
  • Lifecycle annotations: @PostConstruct and @PreDestroy
  • Stereotypes and meta-annotations

XML DEPENDENCY INJECTION

  • XML syntax, constructor & setter injection
  • Resource prefixes
  • Namespaces and best practices when using XML
  • XML profile selection
  • Using Spring FactoryBeans with Java or XML configuration

THE BEAN LIFECYCLE: HOW DOES SPRING WORK INTERNALLY?

  • The init phase: available interceptors
  • The init phase: what is the difference between XML, annotations and Java configuration?
  • The use and destruction phases

TESTING A SPRING-BASED APPLICATION

  • Spring and Test Driven Development
  • @ContextConfiguration and @RunWith annotations
  • Application context caching and the @DirtiesContext annotation
  • Profile selection with @ActiveProfiles
  • Easy test data setup with @Sql

ASPECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING

  • What problems does AOP solve?
  • Differences between Spring AOP and AspectJ
  • Defining pointcut expressions
  • Implementing an advice: @Around, @Before, @After

DATA ACCESS AND JDBC WITH SPRING

  • How Spring integrates with existing data access technologies
  • DataAccessException hierarchy
  • Implementing caching using @Cacheable
  • jdbc namespace and Spring‘s JdbcTemplate

DATABASE TRANSACTIONS WITH SPRING

  • Transactions overview
  • Transaction management with Spring
  • Isolation levels, transaction propagation and rollback rules
  • Transactions and integration testing

JPA WITH SPRING AND SPRING DATA

  • Quick introduction to ORM with JPA
  • Benefits of using Spring with JPA
  • JPA configuration in Spring
  • Spring Data JPA dynamic repositories

SPRING IN A WEB APPLICATION

  • Configuring Spring in a Web application
  • Introduction to Spring MVC, required configuration
  • Controller method signatures
  • Views and ViewResolvers
  • Using @Controller and @RequestMapping annotations

SPRING BOOT

  • Using Spring Boot to bypass most configuration
  • Simplified dependency management with starter POMs
  • Packaging options, JAR or WAR
  • Easily overriding Spring Boot defaults

SPRING BOOT - GOING FURTHER

  • Going beyond the default settings
  • Customizing Spring Boot configuration
  • Logging control
  • Configuration properties using YAML
  • Boot-driven testing

SPRING SECURITY

  • What problems does Spring Security solve?
  • Configuring authentication and intercepting URLs
  • The Spring Security tag library for JSPs
  • Security at the method level
  • Customizing the Spring Security filter chain
  • Understanding the Spring Security filter chain

REST WITH SPRING MVC

  • An introduction to the REST architectural style
  • Controlling HTTP response codes with @ResponseStatus
  • Implementing REST with Spring MVC, @RequestBody, @ ResponseBody
  • Spring MVC’s HttpMessageConverters and automatic content negotiation

MICROSERVICES WITH SPRING CLOUD

  • Microservice Architectures
  • Challenges with cloud-native applications
  • Using Spring Cloud
  • Developing a simple microservice system

Audience

If you are an experienced Java EE Developer or Architect and you:

  • are interested in learning all about developing java applications with Spring
  • have an upcoming project and need to learn Spring quickly

then this course is for you!

Prerequisites

To benefit from this Core Spring course you will need to have a basic understanding of application development using Java

Bring your own hardware

Delegates are requested to bring their own laptop for this course, with Java 8 installed at minimum.

Overview

Core Spring is a four-day flagship Spring Framework and Spring Boot training course in which students build a Spring-powered Java application that demonstrates the Spring Framework and other Spring technologies like Spring Boot, Spring Data, Spring Security and micro-services.

- Create clean and robust applications with the Spring framework -


Join Sam Brannen, enterprise Java developer and co-founder of Swiftmind, as he delves into the major features of Spring, including configuration, data access, web and REST applications, Spring Boot, Spring Security and using Spring Cloud to build a small microservices application.

On completion, participants will have a foundation for creating enterprise-ready applications and be fully prepared to take the Pivotal Spring Professional certification exam. Exams are sold separately.

Who you will be learning with

Expect to find experienced Java EE developers and architects and who are interested in learning all about developing Java applications with Spring.

How to apply these skills

Come away with a functional Java application that you have built so that you can demonstrate the utility of Spring to inform your future product development and help you produce robust and clean applications.

What next?


Book early to receive a discount on the course price and in doing so you will not only commit to growing your own skillset, but help us grow our community of over 140,000 passionate techies.

Learn how to:

  • Apply Spring configuration using Java, Annotations and XML
  • Utilize Aspect-oriented programming with Spring
  • Effectively test Spring applications
  • Data Access - JDBC, JPA, Spring Data
  • Use Spring for Transaction Management
  • Build Web applications with Spring MVC
  • Spring Boot - introductory and advanced topics
  • Implement REST with Spring MVC and RestTemplate
  • Spring Security
  • Microservices with Spring Cloud

What the community says

"Excellent course. Learnt a whole lot!"

Abhilash Nair, Capgemini UK

"Very knowledgeable teacher. Took his time to answer all questions we had."

Petar Stefauov

"Great tutor, knows how to keep people interested."

Artur Malinowski

"Very good at applying the examples to real world situations which is extremely useful."

Jonathan Sharifi

"Very well taught and very well presented by Russ. Simplified complex problems with stories very well."

Ricky Dean

About the Expert

Sam Brannen

Sam Brannen is an enterprise Java developer with nearly 20 years of experience, a graduate of the Georgia Tech College of Computing, and co-founder of Swiftmind, a software consulting agency in Zurich, Switzerland. At Swiftmind Sam helps international clients achieve best practices in agile software development, architecture, design, implementation, and testing of enterprise Java applications using the Spring Framework, JUnit, and a plethora of open source technologies. In his consulting role, Sam most enjoys hard core software development, leading work shops, code reviews, coaching, and training developers.

About the Author

Rod Johnson

Rod is the father of Spring. The Spring Framework open source project began in February 2003, based on SpringSource's Spring framework published with Rod's best-selling Expert One-on-One Java EE Design and Development.

Thanks to our partners

Program

INTRODUCTION TO SPRING

  • Java configuration and the Spring application context
  • @Configuration and @Bean annotations
  • @Import: working with multiple configuration files
  • Launching a Spring Application and obtaining Beans

SPRING JAVA CONFIGURATION: A DEEPER LOOK

  • External properties & Property sources
  • Environment abstraction
  • Bean scope, bean profiles
  • Spring Expression Language (SpEL)
  • How it Works: Inheritance based proxies

ANNOTATION-BASED DEPENDENCY INJECTION

  • Autowiring and component scanning
  • Java configuration versus annotations, mixing.
  • Lifecycle annotations: @PostConstruct and @PreDestroy
  • Stereotypes and meta-annotations

XML DEPENDENCY INJECTION

  • XML syntax, constructor & setter injection
  • Resource prefixes
  • Namespaces and best practices when using XML
  • XML profile selection
  • Using Spring FactoryBeans with Java or XML configuration

THE BEAN LIFECYCLE: HOW DOES SPRING WORK INTERNALLY?

  • The init phase: available interceptors
  • The init phase: what is the difference between XML, annotations and Java configuration?
  • The use and destruction phases

TESTING A SPRING-BASED APPLICATION

  • Spring and Test Driven Development
  • @ContextConfiguration and @RunWith annotations
  • Application context caching and the @DirtiesContext annotation
  • Profile selection with @ActiveProfiles
  • Easy test data setup with @Sql

ASPECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING

  • What problems does AOP solve?
  • Differences between Spring AOP and AspectJ
  • Defining pointcut expressions
  • Implementing an advice: @Around, @Before, @After

DATA ACCESS AND JDBC WITH SPRING

  • How Spring integrates with existing data access technologies
  • DataAccessException hierarchy
  • Implementing caching using @Cacheable
  • jdbc namespace and Spring‘s JdbcTemplate

DATABASE TRANSACTIONS WITH SPRING

  • Transactions overview
  • Transaction management with Spring
  • Isolation levels, transaction propagation and rollback rules
  • Transactions and integration testing

JPA WITH SPRING AND SPRING DATA

  • Quick introduction to ORM with JPA
  • Benefits of using Spring with JPA
  • JPA configuration in Spring
  • Spring Data JPA dynamic repositories

SPRING IN A WEB APPLICATION

  • Configuring Spring in a Web application
  • Introduction to Spring MVC, required configuration
  • Controller method signatures
  • Views and ViewResolvers
  • Using @Controller and @RequestMapping annotations

SPRING BOOT

  • Using Spring Boot to bypass most configuration
  • Simplified dependency management with starter POMs
  • Packaging options, JAR or WAR
  • Easily overriding Spring Boot defaults

SPRING BOOT - GOING FURTHER

  • Going beyond the default settings
  • Customizing Spring Boot configuration
  • Logging control
  • Configuration properties using YAML
  • Boot-driven testing

SPRING SECURITY

  • What problems does Spring Security solve?
  • Configuring authentication and intercepting URLs
  • The Spring Security tag library for JSPs
  • Security at the method level
  • Customizing the Spring Security filter chain
  • Understanding the Spring Security filter chain

REST WITH SPRING MVC

  • An introduction to the REST architectural style
  • Controlling HTTP response codes with @ResponseStatus
  • Implementing REST with Spring MVC, @RequestBody, @ ResponseBody
  • Spring MVC’s HttpMessageConverters and automatic content negotiation

MICROSERVICES WITH SPRING CLOUD

  • Microservice Architectures
  • Challenges with cloud-native applications
  • Using Spring Cloud
  • Developing a simple microservice system
Audience

Audience

If you are an experienced Java EE Developer or Architect and you:

  • are interested in learning all about developing java applications with Spring
  • have an upcoming project and need to learn Spring quickly

then this course is for you!

Prerequisites

To benefit from this Core Spring course you will need to have a basic understanding of application development using Java

Bring your own hardware

Delegates are requested to bring their own laptop for this course, with Java 8 installed at minimum.