It is a Spring module which provides RAD (Rapid Application Development) feature to Spring framework.
It is used to create stand alone spring based application that you can just run because it needs very little spring configuration.
Spring Boot does not generate code and there is absolutely no requirement for XML configuration.
It uses convention over configuration software design paradigm that means it decrease the effort of developer.
Advantages of Spring Boot
Prerequisite of Spring Boot
To create a Spring Boot application following are the prerequisites. In this tutorial, we will use Spring Tool Suite IDE.