What is Spring Boot?
Spring Boot is a lightweight framework for Java developers to develop stand-alone and production-grade spring applications that “just run”.
Spring Boot shortens the Spring framework code length and provides you with the easiest way to develop an application with minimum configurations.
You can call it a framework of framework as it supports many frameworks such as Hibernate, EJB (Enterprise Java Bean) etc.
Why Spring Boot?
Spring Boot removes a lot of hassle and boilerplate from Java coding. It makes Java code fluid and concise without trading scalability.
Spring Boot offers many advantages to developers such as:
- – Easy to understand and develop spring applications.
- – Increases productivity: Flexible configuration of Java Beans, XML, and Database Transactions.
- – Reduces the development time: Everything is auto configured.