Spring Framework

5.0.9

The Spring Framework provides a comprehensive programming and configuration model for modern Java-based enterprise applications - on any kind of deployment platform.

A key element of Spring is infrastructural support at the application level: Spring focuses on the "plumbing" of enterprise applications so that teams can focus on application-level business logic, without unnecessary ties to specific deployment environments.

Features

  • Core technologies: dependency injection, events, resources, i18n, validation, data binding, type conversion, SpEL, AOP.

  • Testing: mock objects, TestContext framework, Spring MVC Test, WebTestClient.

  • Data Access: transactions, DAO support, JDBC, ORM, Marshalling XML.

  • Spring MVC and Spring WebFlux web frameworks.

  • Integration: remoting, JMS, JCA, JMX, email, tasks, scheduling, cache.

  • Languages: Kotlin, Groovy, dynamic languages.

Minimum requirements

  • JDK 8+ for Spring Framework 5.x

  • JDK 6+ for Spring Framework 4.x

Quick start

Bootstrap your application with Spring Initializr.

Documentation

Each Spring project has its own; it explains in great details how you can use project features and what you can achieve with them.
5.0.9 CURRENT GA Reference Doc. API Doc.
5.1.0 RC3 PRE Reference Doc. API Doc.
5.1.0 SNAPSHOT Reference Doc. API Doc.
5.0.10 SNAPSHOT Reference Doc. API Doc.
4.3.20 SNAPSHOT Reference Doc. API Doc.
4.3.19 GA Reference Doc. API Doc.