Seth Barrett

Daily Blog Post: April 23th, 2023


Apr 23th, 2023

Recap of What We've Learned

In this series, we've covered the following topics:

  • Introduction to Java and Maven
  • Setting up your coding environment using IntelliJ and Maven
  • Building a simple Java web application using Spring Boot and Maven
  • Securing your Java web application using Spring Security
  • Storing and retrieving data from a MySQL database using Hibernate
  • Creating dynamic HTML templates using Thymeleaf

Throughout this series, we've explored how to use popular Java frameworks and tools to build a simple web application from scratch. We've covered topics like building, testing, and deploying your application using Maven, as well as using Spring Boot to create REST APIs, Spring Security to secure your application, Hibernate to store and retrieve data from a database, and Thymeleaf to create dynamic HTML templates.

Where to Learn More

If you're interested in learning more about Java and Maven, there are many resources available online to help you get started. Here are a few places to start:

In addition to these resources, there are many online courses, tutorials, and books available on Java and Maven. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced developer, there's always more to learn and explore.


We hope that this series has provided you with a solid foundation for learning Java and Maven. By following the steps outlined in each post, you should be able to build a simple Java web application from scratch and deploy it to a server.

Remember, learning a new programming language or tool takes time and practice. Don't be afraid to experiment and try new things, and don't give up if you encounter challenges along the way. With persistence and a willingness to learn, you can become a skilled Java developer and build amazing applications.

Thank you for following along with this series, and we wish you the best of luck in your Java programming journey!