Founded by SpringSource, the Spring Framework continues to be the leading and most adopted enterprise Java and Java EE application development framework.
This book also covers whats new and available in Spring 3, specifically Java 6 annotations (support for declaring factory methods) and generics, support for Java EE 6 features like Java Persistence API (JPA 2), JavaServer Faces (JSF 2) support, REST in Spring MVC, possible unified Expression Language (EL) (as already seen in Spring Web Flow), OXM support in Spring Web Services, the SpringSecurity framework (formerly Acegi), and much more.
Learn the approaches that really matter in a professional, enterpriselevel environment, so you can apply them to your projects today, safe in the knowledge that they just work.
What youll learn
- Discover whats new and available in Spring 3.
- See how to use Springs Inversion of Control (IoC).
- Explore Springs excellent aspectoriented programming (AOP) support.
- Find out how to use Springs dynamic scripting language features, Spring design patterns, and performance tuning in Spring applications.
- Learn what really works in realworld Spring development.
- Understand Springs new support for the Java EE 6 JPA (Java Persistence API) 2, in addition to already existing support for JDBC, Hibernate, iBatis, and much more.
- Master Springs welldesigned MVC framework that now includes RESTful features.
- Use the now fully integrated SpringSecurity framework, formerly Acegi.
Who this book is for
This book is for Java EE programmers interested in using Spring 3 Framework to build enterprise Javabased applications from tier to tier. The book will give beginners all the information they need to start using Spring as well as giving all the technical details to make full use of Spring.
Aleksa Vukotic is senior developer of Cake Solutions Limited. He joined Cake Solutions in June 2004. Since joining Cake, Aleksa has worked on numerous Java projects using the Spring framework for variety of clients. His work includes sophisticated systems for the UK government agencies. As part of his role at Cake, Aleksa helps other members of the team with some of the most complex problems, especially related to data access and MVC. He graduated in computer science and engineering at Belgrade University in Serbia. In his spare time, Aleksa enjoys nights out and computer games.
Anirvan Chakraborty is a developer at Cake Solutions Limited. Since becoming a member of the Cake team in 2006, Anirvan has worked on the more complex projects, including the U.K. government knowledge management system. Anirvan is a contributor to Lucene integration in the Spring Modules project. Prior to joining Cake, Anirvan completed his master's degree in Internet software systems at the School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom. When not programming, Anirvan enjoys following sports like Cricket and Formula One. He also enjoys reading detective novels and watching movies.
Jessica Ditt is a developer at Cake Solutions Limited. She joined the Cake team in 2005 and has worked on numerous enterprise-level projects, all of which were written using the Spring framework. Jessica has been an early adopter of Spring Webflow at Cake and has become an expert in efficient indexing using Lucene and monitoring deployed systems using JMX. Out of the office, Jessica is a keen volleyball player.