The Spring framework emerged as a lightweight alternative to EJBs and heavy application servers and has been consistently growing in popularity. Spring creator Rod Johnson in a recent keynote has suggested that Java app servers are a dead technology.
SpringSource today released SpringSource Tool Suite (STS) 2.0, environment for building Spring-powered Java applications. Developers rely on STS as an Eclipse-based platform that speeds development, dictates best practices and assists with solving runtime problems while creating applications.
SpringSource, the company behind Spring, has acquired G2One Inc., the company behind the popular Groovy and Grails technologies. With the acquisition of G2One, SpringSource will now offer global enterprise support offerings for developers and IT operations that utilize Groovy and Grails applications.
Azul Systems today announced a comprehensive program targeted at B2C customers to help accelerate performance by 5X while reducing traditional server footprint by 5X.
This hands-on session walks you through the process of building a simple web-application from scratch using the Spring Framework. JSP / Spring MVC will be used for the presentation tier and Spring support for JDBC and Hibernate will be demonstrated for the data-access layer.