Spring Boot is an open source Java-based framework used to create a Micro Service. It is developed by Pivotal Team. It is easy to create a stand-alone and production ready spring applications using Spring Boot. Spring Boot contains a comprehensive infrastructure support for developing a micro service and enables you to develop enterprise-ready applications that you can “just run”.
This tutorial is designed for Java developers to understand and develop production-ready spring applications with minimum configurations. It explores major features of Spring Boot such as Starters, Auto-configuration, Beans, Actuator and more. By the end of this tutorial, you will gain an intermediate level of expertise in Spring Boot.
This tutorial is written for readers who have a prior experience of Java, Spring, Maven, and Gradle. You can easily understand the concepts of Spring Boot if you have knowledge on these concepts. It would be an additional advantage if you have an idea about writing a RESTful Web Service. If you are a beginner, we suggest you to go through tutorials related to these concepts before you start with Spring Boot.