Spring is an open source framework for the Java platform and .NET framework that focuses on managing business objects with a layered architecture. When developing under the open source Spring framework for Java and .NET, what are the best practices in transaction management, data access and aspect-oriented programming? Learn about using the Spring IDE and mastering the core container and security. Stay up-to-date on Spring development tools, Spring Web services and Spring python. In this section on Spring, we offer news, research and tutorials to help you develop applications, keep them secure and get a handle on managing data, objects and the core container.
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30 Sep 2014
News - Prior to JavaOne 2014, Rob Terpilowski discussed his NetBeans apps and other development project plans.
Liferay Portal 6.1: Setting the Standard for Enterprise Portal Offerings
24 Feb 2012
News - If you've ever worked with WebSphere, the term 'portal' is a dirty word. But Liferay has redefined the portal space with an open-source, feature full offering that is only about 250 megs in size and more feature full than anything IBM has ever offered in...
Continuing Video Coverage of New Java 7 Features and APIs
10 Feb 2012
News - Here at TheServerSide.com, we've been providing some very dedicated coverage to the new features of Java 7, with a look at tackling some of the new Java 7 APIs like the new File I/O (NIO.2) and concurrency libraries with tutorials and learning guides in...
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Java Developers have Loads to Learn from the Rails Community
15 Jun 2011
Video - In an interview with TheServerSide.com, the creator of the Spring framework, Rod Johnson, tells interviewer Cameron McKenzie that Java developers have a lot to learn from the Rails community. "I think that the Java community has almost a pathological...
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Asynchronously invoking a second managed bean method in JavaSever Faces (JSF)
04 May 2015
Tutorial - The new features added to JSF make doing an asynchronous call to the server incredibly easy, but what if you need to follow that first asynchronous call with a second asynchronous call to a JavaServer Faces managed bean? It's a bit of work, but in this...
04 May 2015
Tutorial - Sometimes great frameworks like JSF, Wicket or Spring MVC make simple tasks surprisingly difficult to do. With JavaServer Faces, the simple task of invoking a method on a managed bean is actually a bit of a chore. In this tutorial, we tackle that chore...
Advanced JSF Tutorial: The single page interface (SPI) with Facelets, Ajax and HTML5
07 Sep 2014
Tutorial - Some say it's impossible, but if you really understand the technology, you will realize that creating a single page interface (SPI) with JSF, Facelets, Ajax and HTML really isn't all that hard. In fact, JavaServer Faces makes it pretty easy!
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JSF best practices for optimizing mobile application performance
04 Nov 2014
Tip - More and more applications are being built using the JSF frameworks, but traditional development approaches can create bottlenecks. Here we explore some tips and best practices for optimizing the performance of JSF based mobile applications.
Software project success: Addressing the project, Part III of III
28 Mar 2014
Tip - Software project success is dependent on many factors, not least of which includes the project itself.
With Java EE 7, your Design Patterns are dead. And your EAR is ugly too.
01 Jan 2014
Tip - Adam Bien isn't without opinions when it comes to modern day enterprise programming techniques. From the use of design patterns, to the manner in which projects and modules are divided, Bien isn't without opinions when it comes to developing Java...