Pivotal Certified Professional Spring Developer Exam

A Study Guide

Authors: Cosmina, Iuliana

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  • Will help you master the core principles of the popular Spring FrameworkWill help you prepare for the Pivotal Certified Professional examIncludes mock tests at the end of each chapter, with answers included in an appendix

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Pass the Pivotal Certified Professional exam using source code examples, study summaries, and mock exams. In this book, you'll find a descriptive overview of certification-related Spring modules and a single example application demonstrating the use of all required Spring modules. Also, it is suitable as an introductory primer for Spring newcomers.

Furthermore, in Pivotal Certified Professional Spring Developer Exam: A Study Guide each chapter contains a brief study summary and question set, and the book’s free downloadable source code package includes one mock exam (50 questions – like a real exam). After using this study guide, you will be ready to take and pass the Pivotal Certified Professional exam.

When you become Pivotal Certified, you will have one of the most valuable credentials in Java. The demand for Spring skills is skyrocketing. Pivotal certification helps you advance your skills and your career, and get the maximum benefit from Spring. Passing the exam demonstrates your understanding of Spring and validates your familiarity with: container-basics, aspect oriented programming (AOP), data access and transactions, Spring Security, Spring Boot, microservices and the Spring model-view-controller (MVC). Good luck!

What You'll Learn

  • Understand the core principles of the popular Spring Framework
  • Use dependency injection
  • Work with aspects in Spring and do AOP (aspect oriented programming)
  • Control transactional behavior and work with SQL and NoSQL (MongoDB) databases
  • Create and secure web applications based on Spring MVC
  • Get to know the format of exam and type of questions in it
  • Create Spring microservices applications

Who This Book Is ForSpring developers who have taken the Pivotal Core Spring class are eligible to take the Pivotal Certified Professional exam. 

About the authors

Iuliana Cosmina is a software engineer and professional developer. She has been programming in Java for more than 10 years. She also taught Java at the Gheorge Asachi Technical University in Iasi, Romania. She has a Bachelor's degree in computer science and a Master's degree in distributed systems from the same university. 
She discovered Spring in June 2012 and loved it so much she trained for and passed the exam to become a Certified Spring Professional in November 2012. She trained for and passed the exam to become a Certified Web Application Developer in May 2014.
Her plan is to become a Spring Enterprise Integration Specialist in the near future.
She has contributed to the development of different types of enterprise applications such as search engines, ERPs, track and trace, and banking. During her career in outsourcing she has been a team leader, acting software architect and a DevOps professional. She likes to share her knowledge and expertise via tutoring, teaching, and mentoring. She lives in Sibiu, Romania and works as a software engineer for BearingPoint, a multinational management and technology consulting company.
When she is not programming, she spends her time reading, travelling, hiking, or biking.

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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $49.99
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Pivotal Certified Professional Spring Developer Exam
Book Subtitle
A Study Guide
Authors
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Iuliana Cosmina
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-0811-3
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-0811-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-0812-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 468
Number of Illustrations and Tables
138 b/w illustrations
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