Spring MVC

In this Spring MVC tutorial, you will learn how to read HTTP Request Header in the Rest Controller class of your Application. To read HTTP Request Header in Spring MVC application we use @RequestHeader annotation. @RequestHeader(value=”Accept”) String acceptHeader Reading HTTP Request Header For example, let’s assume we need to create a method in our Rest…

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In this tutorial, you will learn how to deal with an infinite recursion problem or circular reference which takes place when you try to return an Object with Bidirectional Relationships in the body of HTTP Response. Infinite Recursion Problem Let’s have a look at an example which will cause an Infinite Recursion problem in our RESTful Web…

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In this short tutorial, you will learn how to rollback a database change using @Transactional annotation in your RESTful Web Service built with Spring MVC and JPA. Rollback with @Transactional Annotation Sometimes if an error takes place in our RESTful Web Service we want to rollback the changes made. For changes to be rolled back…

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In this blog post, I am going to list commonly used POM.XML dependencies for building RESTful Web services with Spring Boot and Spring MVC. The list of below dependencies is not complete and will depend on the functionality you need your RESTful Web Services to support. But if you are building a simple REST API…

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The list of below video tutorials is a Quick Start to learning How to Build RESTful Web Services with Spring Framework. Spring Framework is large and there is so much to learn about it. And although there are so many tutorials on the Internet I still felt it would be helpful to create a series…

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In this tutorial, you will learn how to validate the request body of an HTTP Post request sent to a RESTful Web Service endpoint build with Spring Boot and Spring MVC. Request Body JSON Let’s say you have a RESTful Web Service endpoint which accepts HTTP post request with the following JSON payload: { “firstName”:…

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In this Spring MVC tutorial, you will learn how to make a method in your Rest Controller return a custom or a specific HTTP Status code. To return a specific HTTP Status code in a Spring MVC RESTful Web Service application, you can use the ResponseEntity class. ResponseEntity with HTTP Status Code Let’s assume we…

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In this JUnit 5 and Rest Assured tutorial, I am going to share with you how to add JUnit 5 and Rest Assured support to your Spring Boot project. It will be more than that actually. This tutorial will cover: Add JUnit 5 and Rest Assured to Spring Boot Project, Create a new JUnit 5…

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In this tutorial, I am going to share with you how to add H2 In-memory database support to your Spring Boot project which has Spring Security enabled. And at the end of this tutorial, you will find a video demonstration of how to do it. Once you do the below-described steps, your Spring Boot project…

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In this short tutorial, I am going to share with you how to enable CrossOrigin in a RESTful Web Service API built with Spring Boot, Spring MVC and which also has Spring Security enabled. Enable CrossOrigin for Specific Endpoint  To enable cross origin AJAX HTTP request to a specific RESTful Web Service endpoint in our Rest Controller…

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In this tutorial, we will create a Spring Boot application which demonstrates how we can add and use the H2 in-memory database in our application. You will learn how an in-memory database like H2 can be used to develop a Spring boot application without an overhead of doing DB configuration on your machine and without…

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