How to Become a Spring Boot Developer

Spring Boot helps developers to start coding right away without wasting time on preparing and configuring the environment.

Spring Boot is a powerful Java framework for building robust and scalable web applications. This slide deck will guide you on the path to becoming a Spring Boot developer.


1. Basic knowledge of Java programming language 2. Familiarity with object-oriented programming concepts 3. Understanding of web development fundamentals

1. Learn Java

This action might be seen as a requirement. Before beginning to study Spring Boot, thoroughly understand the Java programming language.

2. Spring Framework

Learn the Spring framework first in order to grasp Spring Boot. We will thus advise that you at the very least have a basic understanding of the Spring framework. 

3. Learn Spring Boot Basics

Dive into Spring Boot and understand its features and benefits. Learn about auto-configuration and how it simplifies application setup.

4. Build a Simple Spring Boot Application

Start building your own Spring Boot application. Create a basic project structure using Spring Initializr. 

5. Working with Data

Learn how to integrate Spring Boot with databases. Understand object-relational mapping (ORM) concepts using frameworks like Hibernate.

6. Security and Authentication

Learn about securing Spring Boot applications. Understand authentication and authorization concepts.

7. Testing and Deployment

Explore different testing techniques for Spring Boot applications. Learn about unit testing, integration testing, and end-to-end testing.

8. Continuous Integration and Deployment

Learn about CI/CD processes. Familiarize yourself with popular tools like Jenkins or Travis CI.

9. Keep Learning and Exploring

Stay updated with the latest developments in the Spring Boot ecosystem. Explore advanced topics like caching, messaging, and microservices.

Becoming a Spring Boot developer requires a solid foundation in Java and the Spring Framework. With dedication and practice, you can become a proficient Spring Boot developer.