Juergen Hoeller is co-founder of the Spring Framework open source project and has been serving as the project lead and release manager for the core framework since 2003. Juergen is an experienced software architect and consultant with outstanding expertise in code organization, transaction management and enterprise messaging.
The Spring Framework is well-known to have a tight roadmap with frequent feature releases. Our rough planning until 2016 is already pretty complete, so here is a chance for a definitive wrap-up of the upcoming 4.2 (scheduled for July), a sneak peek towards 4.3 and even a brief outlook onto 5.0. Let's talk about JDK 9, Hibernate 5, an upcoming JSR-330 revision, a comprehensive HTTP/2 story, and our way of planning to begin with!
A BOF for all fans of Spring to talk about the latest and greatest tech, including Spring Boot, the convention-over-configuration centric framework built on top of Spring.
Spring's programming and configuration model has a strong design philosophy with respect to application components and configuration artifacts. Spring's annotation-based component story is fine-tuned for source code readability as well as consistency across an entire application's codebase. This session presents selected Spring Framework 4 component model highlights, with a focus on the upcoming Spring Framework 4.2 and a selection of Java 8 enabled features, illustrated with many code examples and noteworthy design considerations.