Skill Path

Create REST APIs with Spring and Java

By the end of this Skill Path, you will have created your very own API using the Spring framework and Java language.

Includes Spring, Java, REST APIs, and more.

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  • Time to complete

    Average based on combined completion rates — individual pacing in lessons, projects, and quizzes may vary
    19 hours
  • Certificate of completion

  • Prerequisites


About this skill path

Get a cup of Java and prepare to Spring into web development! Learn the Java programming language, understand web concepts such as HTTP, REST, and CRUD, then build a web API with the Spring framework. Spring is packed with built-in tools, so you can get controllers and a database setup without any additional libraries.

Skills you'll gain

  • Build a back-end application
  • Use Java for web development
  • Create a web API


9 units • 20 lessons • 15 projects • 18 quizzes
  • 1

    Welcome to the Build APIs with Spring Skill Path

    Welcome to the Spring and Java Skill Path!

  • 2

    Java I

    Learn the basics of Java

  • 3

    Java II

    Learn additional Java topics

  • 4

    Web and Spring Basics

    Learn how the web works and how Spring fits into it

  • 5

    Responding to Requests

    Respond to HTTP requests using Spring controllers and annotations

  • 6

    Spring Context

    Learn about the technology underlying the Spring framework: Spring beans and Spring Boot

  • 7

    Data with JPA

    Add databases to you Spring applications with Spring Data JPA

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