Spring == XML, XML == sucks, therefore Spring == sucks??

This session focuses on the various ways of using the Spring container to Dependency Inject objects such as the traditional XML language, the extensible namespaces, the @Autowired and @Component annotations, but also the innovative JavaConfig project that is capable of configuring Java objects using @Bean annotations. Each has drawbacks and …

LDAP Recipes

Many enterprise systems have a need for integration with a directory data source, such as an LDAP or MS Active Directory Server. Common tasks include administration of authentication data, user, group and role management, authentication, and synchronization of data between the directory and a relational database. These tasks are often …

Spring Security

Spring Security is a popular, open-source Java security framework that represents the Spring portfolio’s official security capability. It has received hundreds of thousands of downloads, been ported to other platforms (such as Python and Microsoft .NET) and represents a popular choice in many banking, government, and military installations. This session …

What’s New in Spring Framework 3.0

With the Spring Framework 3.0 release, we are introducing further annotation-based configuration options, unified expression language support and comprehensive REST support. This talk discusses Spring as a modern Java 5 oriented application framework: covering the core component model, annotation-driven web MVC as well as platform integration.