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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

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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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Installing third-party React components

There are lots of useful React components available for different purposes. You can save time by not doing everything from scratch. Well-known third-party components are also well tested, and there is good community support for them.

Our first task is to find a suitable component for our needs. One good site to search for components on is ( You just have to type in a keyword, search, and select React from the list of libraries.

In the following screenshot, you can see search results for table components for React:

Figure 11.1:

Another good source for React components is awesome-react-components:

Components often have good documentation that helps you use them in your own React app. Let’s see how we can install a third-party component in our app and start to use it:

  1. Navigate to the site, type...