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Full Stack Development with Spring Boot 3 and React - Fourth Edition

By : Juha Hinkula
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Full Stack Development with Spring Boot 3 and React - Fourth Edition

5 (1)
By: Juha Hinkula

Overview of this book

If you’re an existing Java developer who wants to go full stack or pick up another frontend framework, this book is your concise introduction to React. In this three-part build-along, you’ll create a robust Spring Boot backend, a React frontend, and then deploy them together. This new edition is updated to Spring Boot 3 and includes expanded content on security and testing. For the first time ever, it also covers React development with the in-demand TypeScript. You’ll explore the elements that go into creating a REST API and testing, securing, and deploying your applications. You’ll learn about custom Hooks, third-party components, and MUI. By the end of this book, you'll be able to build a full stack application using the latest tools and modern best practices.
Table of Contents (23 chapters)
Part I: Backend Programming with Spring Boot
Part II: Frontend Programming with React
Part III: Full Stack Development
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Using the fetch API

With the fetch API, you can make web requests. The idea of the fetch API is similar to the traditional XMLHttpRequest or jQuery Ajax API, but the fetch API also supports promises, which makes it more straightforward to use. You don’t have to install any libraries if you are using fetch and it is supported by modern browsers natively.

The fetch API provides a fetch() method that has one mandatory argument: the path of the resource you are calling. In the case of a web request, it will be the URL of the service. For a simple GET method call, which returns a response, the syntax is as follows:

fetch('http ://someapi .com')
.then(response => response.json())
.then(data => console.log(data))
.catch(error => console.error(error))

The fetch() method returns a promise that contains the response. You can use the json() method to extract the JSON data from a response, and this method also returns a promise.

The response that is...