RESTful Web APIs with Spring LiveLessons demonstrates how to write REST services, and manage, secure and consume them using Spring Boot.
REST has enabled people to build mobile applications that capture our imagination, entertain us, and help us. REST has ushered in a generation of incredibly sophisticated, HTML5-powered browser applications. REST has also made it easier for organizations to adopt a service-oriented architecture with less friction.
REST’s flexibility, however, can also be its greatest weakness: as often as not there is no clear guidance on where to go and how to get there. What does it mean to deploy a REST service? How do you handle errors in a REST service? What's the easiest way to write a REST service?
Spring Developer Advocate Josh Long discusses and demonstrates strategies for securing REST API access along with handling errors and versioning. These LiveLessons also cover how hypermedia and HATEOAS help you to deliver developer and consume friendly web services.
About the Instructor
Josh Long is an open-source developer and the Spring developer Advocate at Pivotal.
He is the author of four books and is the author of Spring Framework LiveLessons. Josh has spoken at many different industry conferences internationally including TheServerSide Java Symposium, SpringOne, OSCON, JavaZone, Devoxx, Java2Days and many others. When he’s not hacking on code for SpringSource, he can be found at the local Java User Group or at the local coffee shop. Josh likes solutions that push the boundaries of the technologies that enable them. His interests include scalability, BPM, grid.processing, mobile computing and so-called "smart" systems. He blogs at spring.io/blog or joshlong.com.
You can follow Josh on Twitter: @starbuxman
Josh Long’s Spring Framework LiveLessons provides a walking tour of all of the Spring projects, including: Spring, Spring MVC, Spring Data, Spring Batch, Spring Integration, Spring Security, Spring Social, and more.
What You Will Learn
Who Should Take This Course
Table of Contents
Lesson 1: Starting with Spring
1.1 Spring IO
1.2 Spring.io Website and Resources
1.3 Spring 4
1.4 Spring Boot
Lesson 2: Testing
2.1 Testing with Spring Boot
Lesson 3: Spring MVC
3.2 Installing Spring MVC
3.3 A Rich Servlet Toolkit
Lesson 4: REST Essentials
4.1 What is REST?
4.2 HTTP Verbs
4.3 Status Codes
4.4 Content Negotiation
4.5 Some REST Power Tools
Lesson 5: Towards Hpyermedia
5.1 The Maturity Model—Basic REST
5.2 Building a Basic RESTful Service
5.4 Spring Data REST
Lesson 6: Testing Web Services with Spring MVC Test Framework
Lesson 7: Error Handling
7.1 Handling Errors in a REST API
7.2 Status Codes
7.3 Descriptive Errors
7.4 Using @ControllerAdvice
Lesson 8: API Versioning
8.1 Versioning Your API
Lesson 9: Security
9.1 Spring Security
9.2 Securing REST Services
9.3 SSL and TLS
9.4 The Trouble with Passwords
Lesson 10: The Connected Web of APIs
10.1 A Connected World in 60 Seconds
10.2 Spring Social
10.3 Spring Social Bindings — Demo 1
10.4 Spring Social Bindings — Demo 2
Lesson 11: Deployment
11.1 Micro Service Architecture
11.2 Embedded Web Servers
11.3 Traditional / Classic Servers
11.5 Production Ready REST
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