This week in Spring - 22 January, 2013

Engineering | Josh Long | January 21, 2013 | ...

Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring! As usual, we've got a lot to cover, so let's get to it!

    		  <LI> The future is now and it has a name and version - <EM>Spring 4.0</EM>. <a href="">Juergen Hoeller outlined the proposed next iteration of Spring, Spring Framework 4.0</a>!  </LI>	
        <li>If you missed the live webinar of the Spring Framework 3.2 GA release, <a href="">check out the replay</a>, which also has a brief discussion Spring Framework 4.0.</li>
        <li> Costin Leau has announced that <a href="">Spring for Apache Hadoop 1.0 RC2 is now available</a>! The new release includes  dedicated namespace support for Cascading, enhanced compatibility with Cloudera CDH3 and 4,  
        enhanced integration with Spring Batch and Hadoop, safer job cancellation and improved documentation. </li>
        <li>Andrew Clement announced that <a href= "">the 0.3 release of the Scripted editor is now available</a>.  There are many new features, including easier installation (now available through Node Package Manager - <code>npm</code>). </li>
              <li> Roy Clarkson has announced that <a href=""> Spring Mobile 1.1.0.M2 has been released</a> with many new features including a   Spring MVC <code>ViewResolver</code> that resolves the view based on <code>Device</code> and <code>SitePreference</code>, and then forwards to the correct, delegate <code>ViewResolver</code>. </li>
        <li>Join Scott Andrews as he discusses the role of Javascript in an exciting webinar on  January 24, 2013: <a href="" title="Webinar: Architecture of a Modern Web App"> Architecture of a Modern Web App</a>. </li>
        <li>Join Brian Cavalier and John Hann as they discuss Inversion of Control (IoC) and Javascript in a Webinar on January 31, 2013: <a href="">IOC + Javascript</a>.</li>
        <li> Martin Lippert, Andy Clement, and Andrew Eisenberg's presentation from 
        SpringOne2GX 2012, <a href= "">
        <EM>Tooling for the JavaScript era</EM></a>, is now available online from InfoQ.     </li>
        <li> The SpringOne 2GX 2012    replay of <a href=""> <em>Automated Provisioning of Spring Applications to EC2 and VMware Cloud</em></a> is now available. </li>
        <li> Nicolas Frankel has a nice post on how <a href="">to inherit configuration from parent bean definitions  to reduce redundant configuration</a>. Nice!  </li>
        <li> Arnaud Cogoluègnes has a nice post on <A href="">how to use the Spring MVC test framework</a> </li>
        <li> Taking the example further, Arnaud also shows how to <a href="">test Spring MVC REST controllers using the Spring MVC test framework</a>.   </li>
        <li> Tomasz Nurkiewicz has put together <a href= "">
        a Spring Data Repository implementation for JDBC</a>. That's really cool! I can't wait to give this a try!        </li>
        <li>  Tobias Fiohre has a nice 
        introduction to the ideas  enabled by <A href="">Spring HATEOAS (<EM>ROCA</EM>, or resource-oriented client architectures)
          complete with a sample application and code</a>! Nicely done, Tobias!</li>

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