The Spring Framework is a major open source application development framework that makes Java/J2EE development easier and more productive. This book shows you not only what spring can do but why, explaining its functionality and motivation to help you use all parts of the framework to develop successful applications.
You will be guided through all the Spring features and see how they form a coherent whole. In turn, this will help you understand the rationale for Spring’s approach, when to use Spring, and how to follow best practices. All this is illustrated with a complete sample application. When you finish the book, you will be well equipped to use Spring effectively in everything from simple Web applications to complex enterprise applications.
What you will learn from this book