Author: Sergey Kargopolov

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This tutorial covers three distinct methods for reading application properties in a Spring Boot application. These methods include: Using the Environment object. Using the @ConfigurationProperties annotation. Using the @Value annotation. I made a simple Spring Boot Web App to show you how to read application properties. You can use the tutorial Create a Simple Web…

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In this REST Assured tutorial, I will demonstrate how to evaluate the JSON content that is returned in the response body of an HTTP response. What is REST Assured? REST Assured is a Java-based library for testing RESTful web services. It provides a domain-specific language (DSL) for writing tests that interact with web services using…

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This short REST Assured tutorial will teach you how to validate the HTTP Response Status Code while testing a RESTful Web Service endpoint. Each HTTP Response includes a status code, and by examining the status code value, we can determine if the HTTP Response was successful or not. Let’s explore how we can use REST…

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In this blog post, I will share the Spring annotations used to map HTTP requests to specific handler methods. These annotations include @PostMapping, @GetMapping, @PutMapping, and @DeleteMapping. While most Spring Boot applications use the @RequestMapping annotation, which I will also cover in this post, I’ll begin with the newer shortcut annotations that have been available…

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In this Spring Security tutorial, you will learn how to enable and use the Method Level Security with a @Secured annotation. @Secured is a Spring Security annotation used to specify that a method should be executed only if the authenticated user has the required roles or authorities. When you use this annotation, you can specify…

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In this Spring Boot Security tutorial, you will learn how to use Spring method-level security to secure RestController methods with @PreAuthorize annotation. If you are interested in video lessons, then I also show how to create user Roles and Authorities and how to use Spring Method Level Security annotations in my video course: RESTful Web…

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In this Java tutorial, I am going to share with you different ways how to generate a random string of characters. You will learn to generate the following types of random Strings of characters: alpha-numeric String of characters of any length or of a specific length, Letters only, Numbers only. I hope you will find…

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This tutorial will teach you how to retrieve URI path variables in your Spring MVC web application. Define Path Variable To define a path variable in the URI path, we use curly brackets. For example, the @GetMapping annotation below specifies one path variable called userId, which is surrounded by curly brackets. @GetMapping(path=”/users/{userId}”) @PathVariable Annotation To…

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