Spring Framework 3: Beginner’s Guide
Recent press release dated 14-Mar-2012 by SpringSource and VMware highlighted very important findings from Evans Data Research regarding the growing popularity and benefits of using Spring Framework. More than two thirds of Java developers are either using Spring today or plan to do so within the next two years and those that do use Spring are 50% more productive.
Spring Framework is an end to end enterprise application development framework providing comprehensive infrastructure support built on Java and Java Platform Enterprise Edition (Java EE) technology stack. Simple POJO’s become powerful components in the hands of spring framework.
The framework is built on top of standard patterns and proven technologies. The proposed book discusses spring framework in a holistic way with special focus on the main ideology on which the spring framework was build. It also tries to help spring evangelist with a one stop book for covering the entire syllabus to get their core spring professional certification. To help readers comprehend better; real life examples and scenarios are used with code samples. With the growing popularity of Spring Framework, it has become mandatory knowhow for any Java Developer.
Style of the book
The book will cover Spring Framework in a holistic way and aims at bringing the core values on which the framework was conceived. If you are in the process of getting yourself certified as a Spring Professional, this book will help you achieve it. To memorize core concepts in spring; real life objects and scenarios have been used with appropriate code samples.
The book will be written using diagrams, screenshots, and illustrations showing the meaning of the code. The text will be broken up into paragraphs and helpful color-coded sidebars such as “certification tips”, “sample questions”, “FAQ’s” and “warnings”. A typical page will have liberal use bullets, tables, subheadings and other textual elements which provide readers with excellent scanning capabilities. This will assist readers preparing for Spring Certification in glancing through the main points in the book before the exam. The book will have a sense of humor without being obnoxious or cloying. Each chapter will give the reader a feeling of reading a blog with more concentration on the main topic in a concise manner. A real life sample application will be used in the entire book and various concepts will be covered around it. The book will be compelling, fun and inviting for the readers.
- Java developers and architects who would like to use spring framework for developing their applications.
- Java developers who aim to get spring certified and would like to have a single book to do the complete revision.
- Java developers who would like to discover spring framework.
Table of Contents
Chapter 14: Spring MVC and Spring Web Flow