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.
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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.
About the Book
Spring in Action, Fourth Edition is a hands-on guide to the Spring Framework. It covers Spring core, along with the latest updates to Spring MVC, Security, Web Flow, and more. You’ll move between short snippets and an ongoing example as you learn to build simple and efficient JEE applications. Author Craig Walls has a special knack for crisp and entertaining examples that zoom in on the features and techniques you really need.
Nearly 100,000 developers have used this book to learn Spring! It requires a working knowledge of Java.
- Updated for Spring 4
- Spring Data for NoSQL
- Simplifying configuration with annotations and definition profiles
- Working with RESTful resources
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.
Table of Contents
Part 1 Core Spring
Chapter 1 Springing into action
Chapter 2 Wiring beans
Chapter 3 Advanced wiring
Chapter 4 Aspect-oriented Spring
Part 2 Spring on the web
Chapter 5 Building Spring web applications
Chapter 6 Rendering web views
Chapter 7 Advanced Spring MVC
Chapter 8 Working with Spring Web Flow
Chapter 9 Securing web applications
Part 3 Spring in the back end
Chapter 10 Hitting the database with Spring and JDBC
Chapter 11 Persisting data with object-relational mapping
Chapter 12 Working with NoSQL databases
Chapter 13 Caching data
Chapter 14 Securing methods
Part 4 Integrating Spring
Chapter 15 Working with remote services
Chapter 16 Creating REST APIs with Spring MVC
Chapter 17 Messaging in Spring
Chapter 18 Messaging with WebSocket and STOMP
Chapter 19 Sending email with Spring
Chapter 20 Managing Spring beans with JMX
Chapter 21 Simplifying Spring development with Spring Boot