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Building Web Apps with Spring 5 and Angular

By : Ajitesh Kumar Shukla
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Building Web Apps with Spring 5 and Angular

By: Ajitesh Kumar Shukla

Overview of this book

Spring is the most popular application development framework being adopted by millions of developers around the world to create high performing, easily testable, reusable code. Its lightweight nature and extensibility helps you write robust and highly-scalable server-side web applications. Coupled with the power and efficiency of Angular, creating web applications has never been easier. If you want build end-to-end modern web application using Spring and Angular, then this book is for you. The book directly heads to show you how to create the backend with Spring, showing you how to configure the Spring MVC and handle Web requests. It will take you through the key aspects such as building REST API endpoints, using Hibernate, working with Junit 5 etc. Once you have secured and tested the backend, we will go ahead and start working on the front end with Angular. You will learn about fundamentals of Angular and Typescript and create an SPA using components, routing etc. Finally, you will see how to integrate both the applications with REST protocol and deploy the application using tools such as Jenkins and Docker.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Title Page
About the Author
About the Reviewer
Customer Feedback

Chapter 1. Introduction to Spring Web Framework

In this chapter, you will learn about the key concepts of the Spring framework, and how we can use this framework to develop web applications. The following are some of the topics that will be dealt with:

  • Introduction to the Spring IOC container
  • Introduction to the Spring web MVC
  • Building a Hello World web application with Spring Boot
  • Implementing controllers
  • Handling request parameters
  • Handler interceptors
  • Handling responses
  • Creating a RESTful Web Service
  • Dockerizing Spring Boot Application

Starting with the section, Implementing controllers in this chapter, we will start building a sample healthcare web application to demonstrate the key concepts. The following are some of the key functionalities of the sample app which will be covered as part of building the app:

  • Signup for doctors and patients
  • Logging into the app
  • Searching for doctors based on their specialties
  • Fixing an appointment
  • Interacting with the doctor