Category: Spring Boot

Testing Data Transfer Objects and Rest Controllers in Spring Boot

In this post I will cover some tests that can be run to ensure that your DTOs (Data Transfer Objects) are being serialized and deserialized correctly leading onto testing whether they are being passed to and returned from a Rest Controller without errors. Have a look at my previous posts, Passing Data Transfer Objects with GET ...

Returning Data Transfer Objects from a Rest Controller in Spring Boot

In this post I will cover returning a DTO (Data Transfer Object) from a Rest Controller in Spring Boot. Returning data from a REST call in a DTO is a tidy way of retrieving data from the server which otherwise would be returned as a List<Object>. Have a look at my previous post, Passing Data ...

Passing Data Transfer Objects with GET in Spring Boot

GET requests should be used to pass data to a Rest Controller when the state of the data is not being changed. This is a little tutorial on how to pass a DTO (data transfer object)  with GET requests in Spring Boot. Check out Spring's starter guide if your starting from scratch. The setup that ...