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Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring ! I've just returned from Devoxx UK and Devoxx France where I was very happy to talk to developers using Spring from all walks of industry. I also spoke at Skills Matter in London on building web applications using Spring. Thanks to Skills Matter, the London Spring User Group, and to the amazing Rob Harrop for having me, it was such a pleasure! The video from that session is available online if you're interested.
<LI> The Cujojs team has announced that <CODE>rest.js</CODE> is <a href="http://cujojs.com/">now part of Cujo.js</a> <a href="http://www.springsource.org/node/4304/">and <CODE>rest.js</CODE> 0.9 and is now available</a>.</LI> <LI>Gary Russell's announced that <A href="http://www.springsource.org/node/4305">Spring Integration 2.2.3 is now available</a>. This release corrects an issue with the conversion of some complex message payloads when being mapped to method arguments, as well as a few other minor issues.
JdbcTemplatewrapper, rich wrappers for
ApplicationContext, AOP advice wrappers with implicit conversions, support for Spring 3.2.2, and updated support in
FunctionConfigurationfor eager initialization, along with many other bug fixes and changes.
<LI>Last week's webinar introducing <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EFqEqD8djfc"> the Spring Integration adapter for Splunk</a> is now available online. Nice job by David Turanski and Damien Dallimore (Splunk)!</LI> <LI>New SpringOne2GX replays now available in HD on YouTube: <a href="http://www.springsource.org/node/4309">Getting Started with Spring Security 3.1, Tooling for Spring, Grails and the Cloud</a></LI> <LI> The JRebel guys have announced an updated version of their plugin which facilitates live-reloading of code in Java applications. The new release features improved support for Spring, supporting live reloading of <a href="http://zeroturnaround.com/jrebel/jrebel-5-2-released-updates-for-apache-camel-spring-framework-jdeveloper-ide-plugins/#!/"> <CODE>@Configuration</CODE>-based Spring applications</a>.
James Rossiter has a nice post on how to handle form binding using Spring MVC's <CODE><form></code> tags and Spring MVC models. There are two posts. The first introduces how to <A href="http://blog.jamesrossiter.co.uk/2013/03/21/binding-entities-and-their-children-to-java-jsp-form-elements-in-spring-framework-mvc/">bind a parent and child object</a>. The second introduces <a href="http://blog.jamesrossiter.co.uk/2013/03/26/use-a-spring-initbinder-to-resolve-type-mismatch-and-bind-exceptions-in-post-from-spring-framework-mvc-forms-to-controller-actions/">the <CODE>initBinder</CODE></a> mechanism. </LI>
ApplicationContextobjects in Spring and their relationship to each other.