Now that you have had a whirlwind tour of Spring, you are no doubt aching to get started with all the different components available. In the
Our main aims with this book are to provide as comprehensive a reference to the Spring framework as we can and, at the same time, give plenty of practical, application-focused advice without it seeming like a clone of the documentation. To help with this, we build a full application using Spring throughout the book to illustrate how to use Spring technologies. Chapter 3 discusses the sample application in full detail.