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.
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?
Designing and Architecting Tasks to Rule 2012
30 Dec 2011
News - The 2011 TSS Java Trends survey seems to indicate that overwhelmingly, designing and architecting tasks will rule with a whopping 70% of respondents indicating so. Coding entirely new apps jumped up to 39% as well. Seems that new apps are the new black...
OCPJP & OCAJP: Java 7 training requirement for the Oracle Certified Professional Programmer dropped
21 Dec 2011
News - In order to obtain the certified architect position from Oracle, attending and passing a training course is now required. But what about the Java Professional and Java Associate designations, OCPJP and OCAJP for Java 7?
jqGrid, REST, AJAX and Spring MVC integration
TheServerSide Newsfeed | 18 Jul 2011
News - More than two years back I wrote an article on how two implement elegant CRUD in Struts2. Today I have taken a much more lightweight and modern approach with a set of popular and well established frameworks and libraries. We will use Spring MVC on the...
Rod Johnson clarifies his thoughts on OSGi
TheServerSide Newsfeed | 05 Jul 2011
News - "I’d like to add some clarification here, and say a little more about our experience with OSGi and my conclusions from it—note the emphasis on my, as my opinions aren’t always those of SpringSource or Vmware [...] I don’t think OSGi is a bad...
OSGi: Not Easy Enough to Use. Not as Productive as it Should Be
20 Jun 2011
News - In this segment of an interview TheServerSide's Cameron McKenzie did with the creator of the Spring Framework, Rod Johnson talks about how SpringSource positions itself with regards to OSGi.
VMware Introduces vFabric 5
14 Jun 2011
News - “Cloud computing is reshaping not just how IT resources are consumed by the business, but how those resources are purchased, licensed and delivered,” said Rod Johnson, SVP, Application Platform Strategy, VMware. “While application infrastructure...
VFabric 5 Means New Licenses, New Optimizations, New Features
13 Jun 2011
News - On June 8th, TheServerSide got a chance to speak with David McJannet about the version 5 release of vFabric. Here is the transcript of that conversation.