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Spring in Action

By: Craig Walls
Pages: 424
Publisher: Manning Publications
Publication Date: July 2, 2011


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.

What's Inside
  • 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

  1. Springing into action
  2. Wiring beans
  3. Minimizing XML configuration in Spring
  4. Aspect-oriented Spring
  6. Hitting the database
  7. Managing transactions
  8. Building web applications with Spring MVC
  9. Working with Spring Web Flow
  10. Securing Spring
  12. Working with remote services
  13. Giving Spring some REST
  14. Messaging in Spring
  15. Managing Spring beans with JMX
  16. Odds and ends