The main advantage of Spring Boot is to reduce time in process of Development, Unit Testing and Integration as compare to existing Spring framework. Here we have tried to listed out some point because of it happen.
Spring Boot provides a set of defualt configuration for a quick start of the application.
2. No XML Configuration
Spring Boot tries to avoid XML Configuration completely. It combined existing annotations with single annotation.
3. Stand alone application
With features that Spring Boot provided you can create stand-alone application.
4. Embedded Server
Spring Boot provided embedded server like Tomcat so you don’t need to add externally tomcat or jetty to run the applications. It helps to develop and test our web applications very easily.
5. CLI tool
Using CLI (Command Line Interface) tool you can develop and test applications from command promt very easily and quickly.
6. Opinionated View
It provides opinionated view that helpls to save developer time and efforts. It also simplify maven configuration.
7. Spring Boot Initializer https://start.spring.io
It comes with starters that manage project dependency and provide various security metrics. It helps to provide some defaults to quick start of new applications.
8. APIs Support
It supports wide range of APIs that monitor and managed applications at development and production side using tools like Maven and Gradle.
As we know Spring Boot is a model of Spring framework that’s why it is easily integrates with Spring Echosystem like Spring JDBC, Spring ORM, Spring Data, Spring Security, etc.