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Learn the essentials of the Spring Boot microframework for developing modern, cloud-ready JVM applications and microservices across a variety of environments. With this practical book, you’ll learn everything you need to know to get started working with Spring Boot.
A modern cloud-native architecture looks very different from the architectures inspired by the economics of scale ten years ago. Now that the cloud is the default for everyone—and not just trailblazers like Google, Amazon, Twitter, and Netflix—Spring Boot and Spring Cloud offer the best tools to commoditize the architecture of the cloud. This book shows you how to leverage Spring Boot to build modular, highly-scalable applications.
Josh Long is the Spring developer advocate, an editor on the Java queue for InfoQ.com, and the lead author on several books, including Apress’ Spring Recipes, 2nd Edition. Josh has spoken at many different industry conferences internationally including TheServerSide Java Symposium, SpringOne, OSCON, JavaZone, Devoxx, Java2Days and many others. When he’s not hacking on code for SpringSource, he can be found at the local Java User Group or at the local coffee shop. Josh likes solutions that push the boundaries of the technologies that enable them. His interests include scalability, BPM, grid processing, mobile computing and so-called “smart” systems. He blogs at blog.springsource.org or joshlong.com.
I was looking forward to reading this book with a trial Safari subscription. Was disappointed - long on words, tall on claims and short on details. Every other sentence reads like a good old bash of Java EE and pushing Spring Boot as the next greatest thing until sliced bread. Yes, Java EE is showing its edge but that's not the only game in town - I'd love to see coverage of other Java stacks/frameworks as well that have good support for building cloud-native applications, e.g., Play framework with the Akka stack. Otherwise, change the title to Building Cloud Ready Java applications with Spring Boot.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend