Spring in Action, Third Edition
Fourth edition of this book is now available.

Craig Walls

June 2011 | 424 pages | B&W
ISBN: 9781935182351

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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.

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Who Should Read This Book

Nearly 100,000 developers have used this book to learn Spring!

About the Author

Craig Walls is a software developer at SpringSource. He's a popular author and a frequent speaker at user groups and conferences. Craig lives in Plano, Texas.

Praise for Spring in Action, Second Edition

“This is an excellent book. It is very well written. Examples are very concise and easy to follow. I can't wait to see a final published version.”
Sunil Parikh, Dzone

“5/5 stars...great instructive book.”
—Nicola Pedot, Java User Group Trento

“You will learn how to use Spring to write simpler, easier to maintain code so that you can focus on what really matters--your critical business needs.”

“Spring in Action is encyclopedic and eminently readable. Five stars all around!”

“Superbly organized and fluently written.”
—Internet Bookwatch