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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)
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

Setting up a MariaDB database

Now, we will switch our database from H2 to MariaDB. In this book, we are using MariaDB version 10. The database tables are still created automatically by JPA. However, before we run our application, we have to create a database for it. In this section, we will be using the one-to-many relationship from the previous section.The database can be created by using HeidiSQL (or DBeaver, if you are using Linux or macOS) Open HeidiSQL and follow these steps:

  1. Activate the top database connection name (Unamed) and right-click inside the database list.
  2. Then, select Create new | Database:

    Figure 3.21: Create new – Database
  3. Let's name our database cardb. After clicking OK, you should see the new cardb database in the database list:

    Figure 3.22: The cardb database
  4. In Spring Boot, add a MariaDB Java client dependency to the build.gradle file and remove the H2 dependency since we don't need it anymore. Remember to refresh your Gradle project after...