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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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...
OCAJP Java 7 Exam Expected in March 2012? OCPJP to Follow?
10 Jan 2012
News - Highly anticipated, the new Oracle certification for Java, OCAJP, went out of beta on December 17th, 2011. So when will the new exam be released? And when will the OCPJP exam be released?
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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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JSR-286 development tutorial: Understanding the PortletSession
11 Aug 2013
Tutorial - The key to state management in web based applications is the session object. Here we explore the Portlet 2.0 API's PortletSession, how it is used, and how it relates to the HttpSession of the Servlet and JSP specification.
From EJBs to the mobile web: Re-emerging trends in enterprise Java development
01 Aug 2013
Feature - Java EE 7 has just been released, but many old technologies, from EJBs to JPA for data persistence are becoming more popular than ever. Here we look at a few trends in enterprise Java development.
JSR-286 development tutorial: Data clashes and encoding namespaces
27 Jul 2013
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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...
Annotation versus XML configuration: Which JPA option to choose?
04 Oct 2013
Tip - A common debate in the JPA community is whether to configure applications using an XML or annotations based approach. Here are some reasons why you might want to choose XML instead.
Simplified ORM configuration with Spring, JPA and Hibernate path scanning
04 Oct 2013
Tip - Configuring Spring, JPA, Hibernate or other ORM technologies can be a challenge. One way to simplify ORM configuration is to configure package scanning for entity classes.