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Craig Walls
  • June 2011
  • ISBN 9781935182351
  • 424 pages

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Totally revised for Spring 3.0, Spring in Action, Third Edition 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.

what's inside

  • Using annotations to reduce configuration
  • Working with RESTful resources
  • Spring Expression Language (SpEL)
  • Security, Web Flow, and more

about the reader

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.

The de facto reference guide to Spring.

Dan Dobrin, CIBC

The only book I won't lend out--I use it too often!

Josh Devins, Nokia

Covers both the fundamentals and the breadth of Spring.

Chad Davis, Author of Struts 2 in Action

Great content from a great teacher.

Robert Hanson, Author of GWT in Action

A perfect mix of humor and technical wisdom.

Valentin Crettaz, Goomzee