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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

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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)
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

Deploying the backend with AWS

If you are going to use your own server, the easiest way to deploy a Spring Boot application is to use an executable Java ARchive (JAR) file. With Gradle, an executable JAR file can be created using the Spring Boot Gradle wrapper. You can build your project using the following Gradle wrapper command in your project folder:

./gradlew build

Alternatively, you can run a Gradle task in Eclipse by right-clicking Project in the Project Explorer, navigating to Window | Show View | Other, and selecting Gradle | Gradle Tasks from the list. This opens a list of Gradle tasks, and you can start the build process by double clicking the build task, as illustrated in the following screenshot. If the Gradle tasks window is empty, click the root folder of the project in Eclipse:

Figure 17.1: Gradle tasks

This creates a new build/libs folder to your project, where you will find JAR files. By default, two JAR files are created:

  • The file...