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Building Spring Boot Application with FreeMarker, JPA, REST and Groovy Spock Tests

In this simple example I would like to show you how to build an application using a few technologies like Spring Boot with FreeMarker Java Template engine for rendering the view, Java Persistence API for storing our objects into the database and simple REST API for application’s data manipulation. We will add some Groovy integration tests using Spock testing and specification framework. Our application functionality will be very simple. We will be able to add users using both rendered HTML page and REST API and store them into in-memory┬áJava SQL database called H2. The list of users will be displayed on the main page.

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