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Spring MVC Article By Sam

What is SPRING MVC and why its most powerful framework for WEB application.

Spring framework is developed to simplify the developed of enterprise applications in Java technologies. It is an open source framework begin developed by Spring source company. Spring framework is also available for .NET framework (Spring .NET).

The Spring is light weight, non-invasive IoC Container and AOP framework. It provides support for JPA, Hibernate, Web services, Schedulers, Ajax, Struts, JSF and many other frameworks. The Spring MVC components can be used to developed MVC based web applications. Spring framework provides many features that makes the development of enterprise application easy work.

Lets discuss on latest Release V4.0:

Spring Framework 4.0 is the software development framework, which provides the support to the server side, which is all set to getting an upgrade version after nearly four years.

Juergen Hoeller, the co founder of the Spring Framework has said that the first milestone in this regard has been finished, despite there was not any early access download link was provided.

Juergen further states that working for the support basis for the same is in progress and it is expected to release. The JDK 8 Developer has also provided a scheduled date for its release.

Needless to say, the Spring Framework offers a extensive programming strategy and also a configuration system which is aimed to be the java based applications and project based.

The significance aspect of the spring is the infrastructure support at the application level and also for the enterprises level for which the teams can focus on the business based on application.

Apart from these, the spring source also intends the method extensively as to add and hypermedia REST constraint to the framework. Spring 3.0, which was releases, first of all in December 2009 and since then it has been in the process of updating.

New features and enhancements of the Spring Framework 4:

Spring Framework 4 is the major release of the framework since 2009. New release supports Java 8 Lambda expression, new Date and Time API and the parameter name discovery. Spring 4 is fully supporting Java 8 and the Java EE 7 platform.

This version of Spring Framework (Spring 4) is the major release which is fully supporting the Java 8. Spring 4 can still be used with the older version of the Java but the minimum Java requirement is Java SE 6. In this version of Spring framework many deprecated classes and methods has been removed.

The Spring framework 4 is also upgraded to provide the supporting for the latest framework such as Hibernate ORM, Quartz framework, and EhCache caching solution. This release of Spring framework is supporting the development of ever growing enterprise applications.

It is now re-invented to support the development of Big Data, Cloud and REST applications to meet the requirement of current applications. It is also supports Micro Service Architecture which allows the developers to develop light weight services. Spring 4 also supports all the latest JVM based innovations.

Coming Soon: Part II will cover with more new Features of Spring 4...