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"Spring Boot is free; even the Spring Tools Suite for Eclipse is free."
"This is an open-source product."
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Spring Boot is designed to get developers up and running as quickly as possible, with minimal upfront configuration of Spring. Spring Boot takes an opinionated view of building production-ready applications. Make implementing modern application best practices an intuitive and easy first practice! Build microservices with REST, WebSocket, Messaging, Reactive, Data, Integration, and Batch capabilities via a simple and consistent development experience.
Thorntail offers an innovative approach to packaging and running Java EE applications by packaging them with just enough of the server runtime to "java -jar" your application. It's MicroProfile compatible, too.
Spring Boot is ranked 2nd in Java Frameworks with 6 reviews while Thorntail is ranked 9th in Java Frameworks. Spring Boot is rated 8.6, while Thorntail is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Spring Boot writes "Good security and integration, and the autowiring feature saves on development time". On the other hand, Spring Boot is most compared with Eclipse MicroProfile, Jakarta EE, Apache Spark and Open Liberty, whereas Thorntail is most compared with Open Liberty, Eclipse MicroProfile and Vert.x.
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