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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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Securing the backend

In Chapter 13, we implemented CRUD functionalities in our frontend using an unsecured backend. Now, it is time to switch on security for our backend and go back to the version that we created in Chapter 5, Securing Your Backend:

  1. Open your backend project with the Eclipse IDE and open the file in the editor view. We have commented the security out and allowed everyone access to all endpoints. Now, we can remove that line and also remove the comments from the original version. Now, the filterChain() method of your file should look like the following:
    public SecurityFilterChain filterChain(HttpSecurity http) throws Exception {
      http.csrf((csrf) -> csrf.disable()) .cors(withDefaults())
        .sessionManagement((sessionManagement) ->
        .authorizeHttpRequests( (authorizeHttpRequests) ->