To me, this has always been the defacto standard for documentation on the Spring Framework. I bought the 1st edition when it first came out as we were converting alegacy app to Spring and this book was essential in learning how the current version worked.
A new edition of the classic bestseller! Spring in Action, 6th Edition covers all of the new features of Spring 5.3 and Spring Boot 2.4 along with examples of reactive programming, Spring Security for REST Services, and bringing reactivity to your databases. You'll also find the latest Spring best practices, including Spring Boot for application setup and configuration.
about the technology
Spring Framework makes life easier for Java developers. The latest version of Spring brings its productivity-focused approach to microservices, reactive development, and other modern application designs. With Spring Boot now fully integrated, you can start even complex projects with minimal configuration code. And in recent version of Spring, the new RSocket specification makes your application’s networking symmetrical—perfect for reactive design.
about the book
Spring in Action, 6th Edition guides you through Spring’s core features explained in Craig Walls’ famously clear style. You’ll roll up your sleeves and build a secure database-backed web app step by step. Along the way, you’ll explore reactive programming, microservices, service discovery, RESTful APIs, deployment, and expert best practices. The latest version of a bestseller upgraded for Spring 5.3 and Spring Boot 2.4, this new edition also covers the RSocket specification for reactive networking between applications and delves deep into essential features of Spring Security. Whether you’re just discovering Spring or leveling up to Spring 5.3, this Manning classic is your ticket!
Building reactive applications
Relational and NoSQL databases
Integrating via HTTP and REST-based services, and sand reactive RSocket services
Reactive programming techniques
Deploying applications to traditional servers and containers
Securing applications with Spring Security
Covers Spring 5.2
about the author
Craig Walls is a principal software engineer at Pivotal, a member of the Spring engineering team, a popular author, and a frequent conference speaker.