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Build Your First Web Service API using Spring Boot 3

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Welcome to your ultimate introductory guide to building a web service API with Java Spring Boot 3!

Whether you're an aspiring Java Backend Developer just starting out, or someone with experience in another backend language, this guide is crafted to be your perfect companion for quickly grasping the basics!

In these pages, you'll learn how to set up your very own web service API using Java Spring Boot 3. We'll explore the fundamentals of the Model-View-Controller (MVC) paradigm, along with essential REST api and CRUD database concepts.

But that's not all – we dive deep into creating a fully functional project that you can run and access. Let's get started on this exciting journey!


  • Setting up your project with the Spring Initializer
  • Some fundamentals of MVC, REST API and CRUD design and concepts
  • Working with Environment Variables
  • Setting up a local H2 Database
  • Entities and how to use them
  • Putting together a CRUD API Controller
  • and more!

We based the majority of this content around one of our videos on our YouTube channel, so we give our humble thanks for all feedback and your (continued) support!


  • An 80 page PDF containing screenshots and details
  • An online video walking through the material
  • Access to a zip file containing the full source code used in this guide
  • Access to updates to the guide and/or source code
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