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Don't put off getting started with Spring Boot. If you are not satisfied with the guide, email me within 30 days of your purchase, and I give you a full refund. I don't ask questions; however, it would be great if you provide me with quality feedback so I can improve on it.
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Here’s what other developers have said:
Well i'm not used to buying things online, especially e-books. In fact, if that wasn't your short email course (which was great, though I'd already known those things at the moment of reading it), I wouldn't bother myself with buying something. Also, I didn't know if you are a real expert or not, because i've approached your website by a pure accident.
Due to your guide I've become aware of many basic but useful techniques, packages and annotations and how to use them.
I liked that resulting service requires a very little of code. I also liked that it was all made with Spring and the tools matched their purposes perfectly. You know, I hate if every time a new concept is introduced the author says "well, we should do this the hard and wrong way first and then rewrite everything to show an advantage of a new technique"
Also great was a finished and working microservice as a result, many important topics covered at once and explained clearly.
I would recommend it to any developer who is aware of building web services but needs to learn some Spring too, say, in two or three days. I wouldn't recommend it to an absolute beginner Java programmer since Spring is quite sophisticated and importance of topics covered might not be really clear for such people.
-- Nikita about Spring Boot Pocket Guide No. 1
I love Jens's writing style and how he's conveying things exceptionally well. Everyone really understands that.
Man, I wasted so many hours before with reading tutorials and fiddling everything together until it works. And this course explains topics in two pages, and I get results. Concise and to the point. Saved me a lot of time.
-- Michael I. about the Spring Security for APIs Essentials Course
In my everyday job I come across dozens of blogs, tutorials, how-to's and books about new exciting technologies. Some are "just-do-this-and-that-and-voilà" style, others are well thought deep exploration of the practices and frameworks, but few of them are well balanced and focused like this book.
Great way to roll your sleeves and start building resilient and robust services.
-- Sergio about Spring Boot Pocket Guide No. 3
A brilliant way to get started
A very nice brief book for getting started, if you are developer who learns by RnD after getting a little guidance on how to get started then this is your guidance on Spring Boot.
Touseef about Spring Boot Pocket Guide No. 1
I love this book. Just enough info to quickly get to the heart of the matter. I was new to Spring Boot, and this book helped give me perspective. Thank you for writing it.
-- Larry about Spring Boot Pocket Guide No. 1
I hesitated first to learn Spring Boot instead of Spring standalone. Glad I did anyway. Learned a good and easy way to develop an application with rest services and it even covered deployment. Now, I'm having other choices and know how to run a Spring app from scratch. Clearly, recommend it for beginners as it was easy to learn.
-- Benoit about Spring Boot Pocket Guide No. 1
I bought this book because I wanted to learn a simple way of creating API endpoints AND securing them and I was happy to see that this book delivered. Most of the material I've read on this before was either too complex, outdated or simply skipped the security part entirely...
-- Nelson about Spring Boot Pocket Guide No. 1
... This book ... is much easier and fit for someone like me who is just starting out. It’s structured and the author clearly is an expert in the material...
-- Hanete about Spring Boot Pocket Guide No. 1
Didn't know the book (exact) content prior to buying the book like with any other book. Delighted I bought it because it did cover exactly what I wanted. I love the simplicity. Just what you need – nothing else. Great Topics JWT, Spring Boot, example code. Recommend it!
-- Morten about Spring Boot Pocket Guide No. 2
Still Have Questions?
Why Buy Your Guide?
It is your fastest and easiest way to get started. No fluff, no bullshit, no outdated tutorials and other things wasting your time. Code-centric and to the point explanations.
I am honest with you. You have multiple options to get started with Spring Boot. My guide is not the only one. Although, it is the fastest and without the pitfalls of the alternatives. But let's take a closer look at your choices and how they compare:
Using Free Online Tutorials
Going full DIY using the Spring Boot docs and maybe some free incomplete, outdated and confusing tutorials online; most are for version 1.5 or earlier. It works but takes lots of time and frustration, except you are like me and have been already working with Spring for a decade; then it is not more as a bump on the road... However, it probably will take you a few weeks or even months to understand how to build an application.
Using Traditional Programming Books
You could use a traditional programming book, one of those 400+ page gorilla compendiums where they show you almost all features of Spring Boot but leave you clueless how to use those bits and implement even a simple application. At the same time, you are making one of the biggest learning mistakes and reading the book front to back. Nothing will stick. How do I know? I made the same mistake before like many others too. They are reference material, but not for actively learning anything. How long does it take you to read such work? 1 month? 2 month? Even more? Have you built anything at that time?
Using Video Courses
Or you go the "modern" way and binge watch a few video courses averaging at 10 hours play time. Not included are the endless pause, rewind, play cycles. Or fast forwarding because the voice of the instructor is so annoying or what he says is too redundant. As much as I love videos as the next guy, it is the wrong media for learning hard coding topics.
Honestly, it was the best option to attend one of my in-person, in-class teachings here in Frankfurt. But they are not available anymore. 2 to 3 days full-time deep dive into starting with Spring Boot and I as your instructor at your side guiding you. But that was 1200 Euro for two days, and there is a high chance you are not even close to my location.
Why Should I Learn Spring Boot And Not Node.js, Laravel or Any Other?
Spring and Spring Boot are a mature technology enlightening the Java dev world for over 15 years now. It is the alternative to Java Enterprise. Enterprise-proven and still lightweight.
Should I Start With Spring or Spring Boot?
It is more comfortable learning Spring by starting with Spring Boot because, in its essence, Spring Boot is just a way of rapidly starting new Spring applications with a few bells and whistles added of course. It hides away an enormous amount of the complexity involved and thus makes it way more accessible for beginners to have their first successes soon as reader Benoit experienced first hand.
What Happens If I Buy the Pocket Guide and You Release an Update? Will I Need to Buy the New Version, too?
No. You get free updates for life whenever new content is available.
Do You Have a Return Policy?
Yes, if you are not satisfied, email me within 30 days of your purchase, and I'll refund you. I don't ask questions; however, it would be great if you give me quality feedback so I can improve on it.
Are There Any Restrictions On the Pocket Guides?
No. I trust you to do the right thing. They are 100% DRM free.
Do I Need Any Prior Knowledge or Experience to Learn Spring Boot
You need to be able to code in Java. Experience with the Spring Framework is not necessary. We will start with an introduction to the Spring Core, the basics, and then move forward to Spring Boot. As a build tool, we are using Maven, and we also cover it with a brief introduction in case you are not familiar with it.
I Have Another Question.
No problem! Send me an email at email@example.com
Who are You, Anyways?
My name is Jens and I am a software developer from Frankfurt, Germany. Self-taught and professionally coding since 1999 in the Java universe. I started with Java 1.1 and enjoyed the pain of Java Enterprise - yeah EJB Spec 0.93b - that was awful. Spring saved me, so I switched to it over a decade ago and never looked back.
Some time ago I discovered that my purpose in life is helping others in making better decisions for themselves which they can live with. Instead of doing this on the go, I switched now full-time to teaching fellow devs.
My guides are the kind of material I love reading myself but never found before.
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