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.
Time to complete10 weeks
Certificate of completionYes
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
Syllabus9 units • 20 lessons • 15 projects • 18 quizzes
Welcome to the Build APIs with Spring Skill Path
Welcome to the Spring and Java Skill Path!
Learn the basics of Java
Learn additional Java topics
Web and Spring Basics
Learn how the web works and how Spring fits into it
Responding to Requests
Respond to HTTP requests using Spring controllers and annotations
Learn about the technology underlying the Spring framework: Spring beans and Spring Boot
Data with JPA
Add databases to you Spring applications with Spring Data JPA
Hands-on learningDon't just watch or read about someone else coding — write your own code live in our online, interactive platform. You'll even get AI-driven recommendations on what you need to review to help keep you on track.
Projects in this skill path
Planting a TreeWrite your first Java program from scratch by introducing yourself to users and planting a tree for them. You'll practice creating a class, defining the main method, and organizing print statements.
Java Variables: Mad LibsIn this project, we're going to practice creating variables and printing. We're going to put your skills to the test by generating a story, Mad Libs style.
Math MagicIt's time to build fluency with operators in Java. In this project, we're going to practice arithmetic in Java so you can hone your skills and feel confident taking them to the real world. Why? Practicing computing integer values with Java's arithmetic operators will help you with a wide, wide range of Java tasks in the future. What's next? Some math, more Java, and a sprinkle of magic. You got this!
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