This section provides a brief overview of Spring Boot reference documentation. It serves as a map for the rest of the document.
The Spring Boot reference guide is available as:
The latest copy is available at docs.spring.io/spring-boot/docs/current/reference/.
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If you have trouble with Spring Boot, we would like to help.
Try the How-to documents. They provide solutions to the most common questions.
Learn the Spring basics. Spring Boot builds on many other Spring projects. Check the spring.io web-site for a wealth of reference documentation. If you are starting out with Spring, try one of the guides.
Report bugs with Spring Boot at github.com/spring-projects/spring-boot/issues.
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Instructions for how to upgrade from earlier versions of Spring Boot are provided on the project wiki. Follow the links in the in the release notes section to find the version that you want to upgrade to.
Upgrading instructions are always the first item in the release notes. If you are more than one release behind, please make sure that you also review the release notes of the versions that you jumped.
You should always ensure that you are running a supported version of Spring Boot.
Ready to actually start using Spring Boot? We have you covered:
Need more details about Spring Boot’s core features? The following content is for you:
Finally, we have a few topics for more advanced users: