Java EE specs and Spring are likely to be at the top of the list of choices made in enterprise Java projects. Adam Bien's post explores the usage of Java EE 6 without Spring and Spring 3.0 in Java EE 6. Read Adam Bien's post 'Lean Java EE 6 Without Spring And Spring 3.0 In Java EE 6 World: Summary and Conclusion (eJug Session)': http://www.adam-bien.com/roller/abien/entry/java_ee_6_ejb_3