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The beans are the object that forms the backbone of any application and the Spring IoC container manges these beans. The Spring IoC container is responsible for instantiating, assembling and managing of a bean object. The configuration metadata is used to create these beans which are sent to container. For example, they are sent in the form of XML configurations.
The configuration metadata information is contained by the bean definition which is required to know the following by the