Getting Started With Testing Spring Boot Applications in 3 Hours

Testing Spring Boot Applications Primer Testing Tools and Libraries

Deploy Spring Boot Applications with more Confidence

Testing Spring Boot Applications Primer Testing Tools and Libraries

Untested, brittle, and hard to refactor code belongs to the past.

  • Beginner-Friendly: Basic Java and Spring Boot knowledge required
  • Covering Unit, Integration, and End-to-End Testing
  • 15 Right-Sized Course Lessons With 12 Hands-On Exercises
  • 90 Minutes of Hands-On Video Content
  • (Optional) Discord Community for Q&A
  • Certificate of Completion Included to Enrich Your CV and Online Profile
  • Final Quiz to Assess Your Knowledge
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Why You Should Enroll For This Course

... or why you should care about testing your Spring Boot application ...

Pros #1

  • Deploy changes with confidence to production
  • Become a better software engineer
  • Connect the dots and understand how testing works
  • Lay a solid foundation for testing Spring Boot applications
  • Self-paced learning with hands-on exercises
  • Assess your knowledge with a final quiz about testing Spring Boot applications

Pros #2

  • Spring Boot's testing support is excellent
  • You'll joyfully write your tests afterward
  • Become a better TDD (Test-Driven Development) practictioner by understanding the Tools & Libraries
  • We'll start from scratch and finish the course with advanced topics
  • Preparation for the Testing Masterclass
  • Enrich your CV/profile with the certifcate of completion

Success Stories of Course Participants

Thanks @rieckpil for making this excellent course.

 I really enjoyed the way it organized and taken to detailed blog and YouTube links with examples.

Definitely recommend this course for whoever learns #SpringBoot or practice currently.

Excellent! Thx Again

Anbu Sampath

Anbu Sampath

Testimonial On TwITTER

That’s a great course that give to the students much more than theory.

You explain very well, your content is easy to understand and every exercise let students comprehend better.

You have a good idea suggesting at the end of every module a challenge to let students put all theory + examples in practice.

I’ll recommend your courses for my colleagues and developers which I support at my company.

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Testimonial On EMAIL

Highly recommended course about the foundations of Spring Boot testing, covering topics like: reducing integration tests boot time with test slices, testing the web layer, testing database layer with testcontainers, testing integration with third party apis, end to end testing with selenide, etc.

Concise, well explained and mostly practical.

Miguel García Da Silva

Miguel García Da Silva

Testimonial On LINKEDIN

It was a pleasure as a beginner to learn Docker and Selenium. 

I recommend this course to everyone who wants to be involved in the work of testing and analysing of different applications.

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This course made me understand the concept and importance of testing software.

It showed me how to use the right tools (Testcontainers, Selenide, etc.) to get good test coverage for Spring Boot applications.

I especially liked that Philip explained the concept with a simple vocabulary and easy-to-follow examples.

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Just wanted to inform you that I finished the Testing Spring Boot Applications Primer course and it is a great course for taking initial steps in learning the nuances of testing beyond just a simple unit test.

The course was great, and I learned the basics of unit, integration and end-to-end testing for Spring Boot Applications.

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Course Curriculum

Getting Started



Basic Topics

Creating a New Spring Boot Project

Inspecting the Spring Boot Starter Test

Testing Java Applications With Maven

Getting Familiar with JUnit 5 and Mockito

High-Level Overview of Testing Spring Boot Applications

Intermediate Topics

Spring Boot Test Slice Annotations

Testing the Web Layer

Testing the Persistence Layer

Further Test Slice Annotations

Advanced Topics

Infrastructure Setup for Integration Tests With Testcontainers

Integration Tests with @SpringBootTest

Writing End-To-End Tests

Next Steps

Final Quiz

Where to Go Next?

Your Course Instructor

Philip is an independent IT consultant living in Berlin. He started working with Java back in 2015 and has used it together with Spring Boot for multiple applications in several industries. Testing is an integral part of his daily work as he is a profound craftsman.

Apart from this blog, he's running a YouTube channel and active on various European software conferences.

More than 10.000 course students have enrolled for his online courses. Besides that, he's also actively helping developers on Stack Overflow with their questions around testing Java applications.

Here’s what people are saying about the course instructor

Tom Hombergs

Tom Hombergs

Founder of

Philip is a dedicated developer and doesn't give up until he has understood the details of a topic.

In his courses and articles, he transfers this knowledge to you and they leave you smarter than before. 

Looking forward to working with you in the future, Philip.

Vlad Mihalcea

Vlad Mihalcea

Founder of

Philip is a very skilled content creator who managed to publish high quality articles and videos that cover a wide range of topics, like Spring, Java, or Spring Boot

He pays a lot of attention to details, so if you enjoyed his articles and videos, you are surely going to love his video courses.

Marco Behler

Marco Behler

Founder of

How can you not love what Philip is doing?

Tons of actionable tutorials and content across the Java and Spring universes. 

Highly recommended!

Recent Spring Boot Testing Conference Talks

Learn More About the Course Instructor and Spring Boot Testing Expert Philip

Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Testing Spring Boot Applications

Testing is an integral part of software development, and unfortunately, some teams treat this topic neglectfully.

This talk will give you an overview of best practices, pitfalls, and recipes for testing Spring Boot applications.

Philip shares the things that he wish he had known when he started testing Spring Boot applications.

Watch the talk on YouTube.

How Fixing a Broken Window Cut Down Our Build Time
By 50%

Our journey of getting rid of @DirtiesContext on top of an abstract test class (aka. the "broken window") that made reusing the Spring TestContext impossible and resulted in ever-growing build times.

After fixing this "broken window", our overall build time went down by 50% from 25 to 12 minutes.

Watch the talk on YouTube.

100% Satisfaction Guarantee for 60-Days

You are not satisfied with the content of the course? No problem!

Contact us ([email protected]within 60 days after you got access to the online course and we'll send you a refund. 

No questions asked.