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  • Copyright 2018
  • Edition: 1st
  • Online Video
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-525513-9
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-525513-1

3+ hours of video training


Reactive Spring Boot LiveLessons by Josh Long, Spring Developer Advocate, introduces key concepts of reactive programming and provides Java developers with the skills they need to build reactive applications with Spring.

It not only shows you where to start and how to begin building these applications, but also provides a solid foundation that will allow you to apply the skills learned to other parts of the Spring ecosystem that build on these core concepts.

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The first lesson examines the different aspects of the Spring ecosystem that lend themselves to the functional and reactive style of programming. After briefly introducing Kotlin, it focuses on the functional Java 8 and later APIs that were introduced in Spring Framework 5 and also walks through a simple Kotlin example.

The second lesson covers Reactive Data Access using Spring Data and Spring Data MongoDB. It explores reactive streams types and shows how they lend themselves to the asynchronous, non-blocking style of data access.

After demonstrating how to build web applications that take advantage of the new reactive paradigm using Kotlin in Lesson 3, Lesson 4 focuses on the Reactive Streams specification as a compatibility layer and shows how to use the Reactive Stream types as a mechanism for interoperability across OS projects like Akka Streams, Vert.x. Spring Web Flux, and Spring Data Reactive MongoDB.

Lesson 5 briefly reviews testing reactive applications and covers how to mock out the scheduler that underpins all of your asynchronous reactive code, the step verifier, and testing reactive end points.

Lesson 6 focuses on Spring Integration and Spring Cloud Stream in a reactive world, specifically on how to consume data from a publisher in Spring Integration and how to consume data from a publisher in Spring Cloud Stream.

Lesson 7 covers Spring Cloud Function, a framework that supports adapters from AWS Lambda, Azure functions, and Google functions. It also explores Project Riff, a Kubernetes-based FaaS from Pivotal on which Spring Cloud Functions run natively.

Lesson 8 Looks at how to build edge services, specifically API adapters and API Gateways using Spring Cloud Gateway for use cases like session and path rewriting and filters. In addition, it covers how to build an API adapter using the reactive web client and functional reactive endpoints. It also covers circuit breakers and how those concerns play out in a reactive world.

About the Instructor

Josh Long (@starbuxman) is the Spring Developer Advocate at Pivotal. Josh is a Java Champion, author of 5 books (including Cloud Native Java: Designing Resilient Systems with Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, and Cloud Foundry) and 6 best-selling video trainings (including Building Microservices with Spring Boot Livelessons with Phil Webb), and an open-source contributor (Spring Boot, Spring Integration, Spring Cloud, Activiti and Vaadin).

Skill Level

  • Intermediate

Learn How To

  • Examine the different aspects of the Spring ecosystem that lend themselves to the functional and reactive style of programming
  • Explore Reactive Data Access using Spring Data and Spring Data MongoDB
  • Understand the Reactive Streams specification as a compatibility layer and how to use the Reactive Stream types as a mechanism for interoperability across OS projects
  • Test reactive applications
  • How to consume data from a publisher in Spring Integration and how to consume data from a publisher in Spring Cloud Stream
  • Use Spring Cloud Function
  • Build Edge Services


Who Should Take This Course

  • Existing or new Spring users
  • Experienced Java developers

Course Requirements

  • Basic Java familiarity. The course uses Java 8, although Spring Boot and most Spring projects support Java 6.

About Pearson Video Training

Pearson publishes expert-led video tutorials covering a wide selection of technology topics designed to teach you the skills you need to succeed. These professional and personal technology videos feature world-leading author instructors published by your trusted technology brands: Addison-Wesley, Cisco Press, Pearson IT Certification, Prentice Hall, Sams, and Que Topics include: IT Certification, Network Security, Cisco Technology, Programming, Web Development, Mobile Development, and more. Learn more about Pearson Video training at http://www.informit.com/video. Video Lessons are available for download for offline viewing within the streaming format. Look for the green arrow in each lesson.

Sample Content

Table of Contents


Lesson 1: Functional Spring


1.1 Introduction to Kotlin

1.2 Functional Spring with Java

1.3 Functional Spring with Kotlin

Lesson 2: Data


2.1 Reactive data access

2.2 Write data to the database

Lesson 3: Reactive Web Apps


3.1 Spring MVC-style controllers

3.2 Functional Reactive Endpoints in Java

3.3 Functional Reactive Endpoints in Kotlin

Lesson 4: Reactive Streams Redux


4.1 Reactive Streams specification

4.2 Processing data with Akka Actors

Lesson 5: Testing


5.1 Virtualizing time

5.2 Testing remote web calls                                                                                                            

Lesson 6: Integration


6.1 Reactive Spring Integration

6.2 Spring Cloud Stream

Lesson 7: Function-as-a-Service


7.1 Introducing Project Riff

7.2 Deploying using Spring Cloud Function

Lesson 8: Gateways and Edge Services


8.1 Introduction to Gateways and Edge Services

8.2 Developing and registering a service

8.3 Creating a Gateway Edge Service

8.4 Rate limiting requests

8.5 Configuring Spring Security

8.6 Building an API adapter



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