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Full Stack Quarkus and React

By : Marc Nuri San Felix
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Full Stack Quarkus and React

By: Marc Nuri San Felix

Overview of this book

React has established itself as one of the most popular and widely adopted frameworks thanks to its simple yet scalable app development abilities. Quarkus comes across as a fantastic alternative for backend development by boosting developer productivity with features such as pre-built integrations, application services, and more that bring a new, revolutionary developer experience to Java. To make the best use of both, this hands-on guide will help you get started with Quarkus and React to create and deploy an end-to-end web application. This book is divided into three parts. In the first part, you’ll begin with an introduction to Quarkus and its features, learning how to bootstrap a Quarkus project from the ground up to create a tested and secure HTTP server for your backend. The second part focuses on the frontend, showing you how to create a React project from scratch to build the application’s user interface and integrate it with the Quarkus backend. The last part guides you through creating cluster configuration manifests and deploying them to Kubernetes as well as other alternatives, such as By the end of this full stack development book, you’ll be confident in your skills to combine the robustness of both frameworks to create and deploy standalone, fully functional web applications.
Table of Contents (21 chapters)
Part 1– Creating a Backend with Quarkus
Part 2– Creating a Frontend with React
Part 3– Deploying Your Application to the Cloud

Building a Native Image

In this chapter, we’ll study how to compile a native executable file for the task manager. We’ll start by learning the main advantages and benefits of Quarkus, GraalVM, and their native image compilation features. Then, we’ll learn how to set up GraalVM in our system. Next, we’ll configure our application for native compilation, build it, and run the resulting native executable. Finally, we’ll learn how to produce a Linux-compatible executable without having a local GraalVM installation.

By the end of this chapter, you should be able to compile your Quarkus applications into native executable images and have a good understanding of why and when you should choose this packaging method.

GraalVM Native Image

GraalVM is a high-performance Java Development Kit (JDK) and Java Virtual Machine (JVM) originally developed and maintained by Oracle. Some of its most notable features among many are a high-performance compiler,...