In this section, the focus will be on the configuration aspects of Spring Boot. The
chapter2.bootrest project, already developed, will be modified in this section to showcase configuration capabilities. Copy and paste
chapter2.bootrest and rename the project as
Spring Boot uses convention over configuration by scanning the dependent libraries available in the class path. For each
spring-boot-starter-* dependency in the POM file, Spring Boot executes a default
AutoConfiguration classes use the
*AutoConfiguration lexical pattern, where
* represents the library. For example, the autoconfiguration of JPA repositories is done ...