Spring AOP terminology and concepts

AOP, like every technology, has its own terminologies. It has its own vocabulary. Spring uses the AOP paradigm in its Spring AOP module. However, Spring AOP has its own terminologies that are Spring-specific. To understand Spring AOP terms, let's look at the following diagram:

Spring AOP terminologies and concepts

Let's understand each concept of Spring AOP mentioned in the preceding diagram:

  • Join Point: A point defined in the execution of our program. This execution could be method invocation, exception handling, class initialization, or object instantiation. Spring AOP supports method invocation only. In ...

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