Totally revised for Spring 3.0, this book is a hands-on guide to the Spring Framework. It covers the latest features, tools, and practices including Spring MVC, REST, Security, Web Flow, and more. Following short code snippets and an ongoing example developed throughout the book, you’ll learn how to build simple and efficient J2EE applications.
About the Technology
Spring Framework is required knowledge for Java developers, and Spring 3.0 introduces powerful new features like SpEL, the Spring Expression Language, new annotations for the IoC container, and much-needed support for REST. Whether you’re just discovering Spring or you want to absorb the new 3.0 features, there’s no better way to master Spring than this book.
About the Book
Spring in Action, Third Edition continues the practical, hands-on style of the previous bestselling editions. Author Craig Walls has a special knack for crisp and entertaining examples that zoom in on the features and techniques you really need. This edition highlights the most important aspects of Spring 3.0 including REST, remote services, messaging, Security, MVC, Web Flow, and more.
Purchase of the print book comes with an offer of a free PDF, ePub, and Kindle eBook from Manning. Also available is all code from the book.
Using annotations to reduce configuration
Working with RESTful resources
Spring Expression Language (SpEL)
Security, Web Flow, and more
Who Should Read This Book
Nearly 100,000 developers have used this book to learn Spring!
Table of Contents
PART 1 CORE SPRING
Springing into action
Minimizing XML configuration in Spring
PART 2 SPRING APPLICATION ESSENTIALS
Hitting the database
Building web applications with Spring MVC
Working with Spring Web Flow
PART 3 INTEGRATING SPRING
Working with remote services
Giving Spring some REST
Messaging in Spring
Managing Spring beans with JMX
Odds and ends