Introduction to Spring Boot Crash Course

Spring Initializr setup and choosing your IDE


  • What Spring Initializr is
  • How to use to generate new Spring Boot Projects
  • How to make sense of Spring Initializr Dependencies
  • What dependencies you need for a typical web app project
  • Which IDE to use to follow along this guide
  • Where to download id
  • How to successfully import Spring Boot projects into IntelliJ IDEA
  • A look at your new Spring Boot project's maven directory structure
  • A look at the pom.xml file
  • Starting your Spring Boot project for the first time