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

By : Juha Hinkula
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Book Image

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)
1
Part I: Backend Programming with Spring Boot
8
Part II: Frontend Programming with React
14
Part III: Full Stack Development
21
Other Books You May Enjoy
22
Index

Mocking up the UI

In the first few chapters of this book, we created a car database backend that provides the RESTful API. Now, it is time to start building the frontend for our application.

We will create a frontend with the following specifications:

  • It lists cars from the database in a table and provides paging, sorting, and filtering.
  • There is a button that opens a modal form to add new cars to the database.
  • In each row of the car table, there is a button to edit the car or delete it from the database.
  • There is a link or button to export data from the table to a CSV file.

UI mock-ups are often created at the beginning of frontend development to provide customers with a visual representation of what the user interface will look like. Mock-ups are quite often done by designers and then provided to developers. There are lots of different applications for creating mock-ups, such as Figma, Balsamiq, and Adobe XD, or you can even use a pencil...