You've built your first Spring Boot application. Now what? Itching to learn more? In this course, Spring Boot: Efficient Development, Configuration, and Deployment, you'll go beyond the basics and learn how you can do things faster, smarter, easier, and more cloud-enabled. First, you'll learn how to get developing faster using Spring Initializr and the IDE support in IntelliJ and Eclipse. Then, you'll learn the details behind @EnableAutoConfiguration by writing your own auto configurations. You'll also begin to understand the power of using @ConfigurationProperties to externalize your application configuration. Lastly, you'll learn how to take advantage of Docker as a cloud-agnostic way of deploying your application to the cloud using Amazon Web Services and the Amazon EC2 Container Service. When you're finished with this course, you'll have an excellent understanding of how to get started quickly with Spring Boot, how to easily write your own auto configurations, how to easily make use of externalized configuration, and how to deploy your Spring Boot application to the cloud.