Building Secure Microservice and Serverless Applications With The Micronaut Framework

Building Secure Microservice and Serverless Applications With The Micronaut Framework

Through lectures and lab exercises, this 12-hour, deep-dive workshop prepares you to leverage the Micronaut framework's robust, built-in security capabilities when using it to build microservices and serverless applications.


Many of the Micronaut framework's features, such as token propagation, are specifically designed to boost productivity and simplify coding when working with microservice security.

In this live, instructor-led, 12-hour, online workshop, we provide an in-depth overview of the Micronaut security landscape, using demonstrations and hands-on exercises to prepare participants to use the Framework's security features with confidence.


Dates: March 16, 17, 18, and 19, 2021

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CDT

Location: Online

Instructor: Sergio del Amo Caballero

Registration Fee: $199.00 USD


Participants learn how to define security for Micronaut endpoints (@Secured, Intercept URL Map), retrieve the current user, use different authentication flows (basic, ldap, database), and create custom authentication providers.

We also discuss the Micronaut framework's out-of-the-box support for JSON web token (JWT) validation, generation, claims customization, JWKS, and Oauth 2. 

Finally, we demonstrate how easy it is to integrate Micronaut apps with an OpenID connect provider, such as AWS Cognito, Auth0, or Okta.


This workshop is a great learning opportunity for JVM developers interested in learning to leverage the Micronaut framework's wide range of capabilities to build fast, lightweight, and secure applications.

Technical Requirements

For the lab exercises, you will need JDK 8 and IntelliJ IDEA Community Edition or Ultimate.


Although everyone is welcome, we recommend attendees have at least a working familiarity with web development, HTTP, Java, and JVM development frameworks, such as the Grails framework and Spring Boot. Experience with the Micronaut framework is a plus, but not required.


The following topics are covered in this workshop:

  • Security installation

  • Access authenticated user

  • Define security: @Secured, Intercept URL Map

  • Session-based authentication

  • Basic authentication

  • LDAP authentication

  • Database authentication

  • JSON web token (JWT) validation, generation etc.

  • JWKS

  • Security events

  • Token propagation.

  • Oauth2

    • authorization code flow

    • password grant flows

    • integration with third-party Oauth2 providers: Auth0, Okta, Keycloack, AWS Cognito

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