Spring 2.5 on the Way to 3.0

The Spring Framework 2.5 introduced comprehensive support for annotation-based configuration, along with full support for the Java 6 and Java EE 5 platforms. Now Spring is preparing for the Spring 3.0 release, introducing further annotation-based configuration options and unified expression language support. This talk discusses Spring as a modern Java 5 oriented application framework – covering the core component model, integration with common technologies such as JPA and JSF, as well as Spring’s annotation-driven web MVC.