Top 10 Free courses to learn Spring Framework for Java developers

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javinpaul
Jun 13 · 10 min read
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10 Free Courses to learn Core Spring, Spring Boot, and Spring MVC

Without wasting any more time, here are some of the best free Spring courses for Java developer to learn Spring Core, Spring MVC, and Spring Boot online at your own pace.

1. Spring Framework And Dependency Injection For Beginners

This is one of the best free courses to learn the basics of the Spring framework like Dependency Injection and Inversion of control. When I first learn Spring those were the driving factors. I was amazed at how those techniques help you to write loosely coupled code, something which was both easier to test and maintain.

In this step-by-step Spring course, you will first learn how to create a new Spring application, and then you will understand the fundamentals of the dependency injection (IoC) features of Spring using Java and annotation-based configuration.

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2. Introducing Spring Boot

Spring Boot is a new and better way to use the Spring framework and it has really taken off in the last couple of years. This course will not teach you what is Spring boot but also help you to set up your own development environment, which is the hardest thing for anyone starting with new technology.

You will also create a Hello World application from scratch and understand the tools needed to build Spring Boot Applications.

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3. Spring Fundamentals

This is one of the best course to start with Spring framework from Pluralsight. The Author Bryan Hansen is a Director at Software Technology Group, a consulting company based out of Salt Lake City, and has authored and taught numerous courses in Java and Spring.

In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of Spring development by going through the various configuration methods that are available in Spring-like:
1. XML Configuration
2. XML Configuration using Annotations
3. Java Configuration
4. And how to read properties files.

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4. Introduction to Spring Boot 2 and Spring Framework 5

This is another great free Spring boot and Spring 5 free course for Udemy which is great for beginners, particularly for Java Web developers who want to develop internet-based Java web applications using the Spring framework.

In this course, you will learn the basic introduction to Spring Boot and Spring Framework 5. It covers building a basic app, architecture, controllers, views, tags, validation, and ajax within Spring MVC.

  1. How to create a new Spring Boot Project
  2. How to Store and Retrieve Data with Spring Data JPA
  3. How to use Thymeleaf to Display Data from a Database to a Web Page
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5. Spring Boot: Complete guide from development to deployment

This free Spring boot course provides a complete guide from development to deployment. Created by Bhupendra Sharma this course will teach you how to build a micro-service application using Spring boot

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6. RESTful Web Services with Spring Framework - A quick start

This is another popular free Spring framework tutorial and occurs from Udemy. It provides a quick start to building your REST API with Spring Boot and Spring MVC.

  1. Ho to use Postman to send HTTP requests and receive HTTP responses in JSON or XML format
  2. How to create Web Service endpoints to handle HTTP Requests
  3. How to read and Validate URL Query String Request Parameters and HTTP Request Body
  4. How to handle Java Exceptions and return back a proper HTTP Response
  5. How to build and run the RESTful Web Service Application as a Standalone app
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6. Build an Angular and Spring MVC Web Application

If you are looking for a free online course to learn full-stack web development using Java and Spring then this course is for you. In this 2 hours long course, created by Bushan Sigur you will learn a lot of things a full stack Java developer should know.

  1. make HTTP calls using Angular
  2. Create a RESTful API using Spring MVC
  3. Create a Database application using Spring MVC and Hibernate
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8. Developing Cloud-Native Apps w/ Microservices Architectures

If you are looking for a free online training course to develop Microservices using the Spring framework then this course is for you.

  1. Practice techniques for deploying a variety of microservices frameworks through a DevOps pipeline.
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9. Learn Spring Boot the Easy Way!

This is a short course to learn Spring basics and you will learn Spring Boot the Easy Way, with example and Interview questions.

  1. what does spring boot do?
  2. Spring boot starter dependencies
  3. Auto-configuration and Spring boot initializer
  4. How to create Spring boot application in Eclipse
  5. Embedded servers
  6. Fat Jar, Self-contained jar, Runnable jar
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10. Learn Spring Core the Easy Way!

This is a great, comprehensive, and free course to learn Spring Framework, particularly Spring Core. Created by @Karthikya This 5-hour long course will teach you the basics of the Spring framework.

  1. Autowiring and Singleton Beans
  2. Prototype Beans
  3. Aspect-Oriented Programming
  4. Property Editors and Factory Beans
  5. Aware Interfaces and Bean life cycle
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11. Spring & Hibernate for Beginner

This is not really a free course but I put it here because it’s one of the most practical courses I a come across. In this course, you will build a complete project with Spring MVC and Hibernate from scratch and since you can get it on just $10 in Udemy, so, it’s not expensive at all.

There is another reason for putting a Spring + Hibernate course in this list because of many projects in real-world use both of these frameworks together. Spring is used in Presentation, Business, and Service layer while Hibernate is used in the backend and DB layer.

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  1. REST with Spring Master Class
  2. Spring Security Master Class by Eugen Paraschiv
  3. Full Stack Java Developer by Karpado

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javinpaul

Written by

javinpaul

I am Java programmer, blogger, working on Java, J2EE, UNIX, FIX Protocol. I share Java tips on http://javarevisited.blogspot.com and http://java67.com

Javarevisited

An humble place to learn Java and Programming better.

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