Spring Quick Guide
by, 07-07-2012 at 06:40 PM (1619 Views)
For Java enterprise application development the most popular development framework is Spring. The Spring framework is being used by the million of developers around the work. It is possible to create easily testable, high performing and reusable code.
The Spring is an open source Java platform based Framewrok. The Spring framework was first released in June 2003 under the Apache 2.0 license and it was written by Rod Johnson initially.
When considering the transparency and size, the Spring framework is lightweight. The size of basic version of Spring is around 2MB.
In any Java application development, the Spring framework can be used and can use the core features of the framework. There are also extensions available for developiong web application on top of JEE platform. The Spring framework is used to develop J2EE applications and it promotes POJO based good programming practices.