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Craig Walls
  • MEAP began June 2024
  • Publication in Early 2025 (estimated)
  • ISBN 9781633436114
  • 250 pages (estimated)

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Easily add generative AI features like virtual assistants, text summaries, and suggestions to your Spring applications using the amazing new Spring AI framework extension.

Generative AI tools like ChatGPT cause an immediate jaw drop for almost everyone who encounters them for the first time, and software developers are anxious to incorporate AI-powered features into their applications. While many libraries and tools exist for Python, Java developers have had few good options. Spring AI changes the equation, providing an extension for Spring and Spring Boot that enables Generative AI capabilities directly with the framework. Spring AI in Action shows you how!

In Spring AI in Action you will:

  • Spring AI from the ground up!
  • Create text summaries, virtual assistants and more in Spring Boot applications
  • RAG and other techniques to use your data to improve LLM responses
  • Text from images and images from text

Large Language Models (LLMs) like GPT, Claude, Gemini, and Mistral that power Generative AI applications like ChatGPT have evolved and increased in number, along with tools and techniques to create a new class of “intelligent” applications. Business decision makers are scrambling to figure out how best to apply Generative AI in their products and services. Spring AI makes that task much, much easier for the Java developers who will be implementing those applications.

about the book

Spring AI in Action introduces the reader to building generative AI applications with Spring AI. You’ll start with a simple “Hello world” example and quickly advance to more sophisticated techniques such as Retrieval Augmented Generation (RAG) and enabling conversations with your project’s own documents and data. You’ll love author Crag Walls’ practical example-driven approach, with emphasis on getting stuff done.

about the reader

You need some experience with Spring and Spring Boot. No Generative AI skills required.

about the author

Craig Walls is an engineer at VMware, a member of the Spring engineering team, a popular author, and a frequent conference speaker. He is the author of Spring in Action, the bestselling book ever published on Spring Framework.