Spring in Action, Fourth Edition
Covers Spring 4
Craig Walls
  • November 2014
  • ISBN 9781617291203
  • 624 pages

The best book for Spring — updated and revised.

Gregor Zurowski, Sotheby’s

Spring in Action, Fourth Edition is a hands-on guide to the Spring Framework, updated for version 4. It covers the latest features, tools, and practices including Spring MVC, REST, Security, Web Flow, and more. You'll move between short snippets and an ongoing example as you learn to build simple and efficient J2EE applications. Author Craig Walls has a special knack for crisp and entertaining examples that zoom in on the features and techniques you really need.

About the Technology

Designed in 2003 as a lighter approach to J2EE development, Spring Framework has since become a standard choice for building enterprise applications and required knowledge for Java developers. Spring 4, the latest major version, provides full Java 8 integration along with key upgrades like new annotations for the IoC container, improvements to Spring Expression Language, and much-needed support for REST. Whether you're just discovering Spring or you want to absorb the new features, there's no better way to master Spring than with this book.

What's inside

  • Updated for Spring 4
  • Spring Data for NoSQL
  • Simplifying configuration with annotations and definition profiles
  • Working with RESTful resources

About the reader

Nearly 100,000 developers have used this book to learn Spring! It requires a working knowledge of Java.

About the author

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

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