Spring Boot is a new project from Pivotal Team(The Spring Team). Using Spring Boot we can create a production grade application with a minimal development effort and let Spring Boot take care of the boilerplate code and configurations.
In this Spring Boot Hello World Example, we will build a simple hello world example using Spring Boot with maven.
In this article, we will be building the same Spring Boot Hello World example using IDE (Spring Tool Suite/ Eclipse)
In this example, we will be building the same hello world application with a slight difference instead of building an executable JAR we will be building a WAR file.
Whenever you need, to perform a specific task once after all the Spring Beans are created and the Application Context has been created then you can implement ApplicationRunner or CommandLineRunner interface
By default, the embedded tomcat server of Spring Boot application will be starting at port 8080. In this article, we will learn how to change embedded Tomcat default port