After being in the works for about six months, I’m happy to announce that Spring Web Services 1.5.0 has been released! In this post, I’d like to go over some of the major new features.
The 1.5 release includes two new transports: JMS and email. Using these new transports requires no Java code changes: just add a bit of configuration, and you’re off! The JMS transport integrates nicely with Spring 2’s Message-Driven POJO model, as indicated by the following piece of configuration taken from the airline sample application: