The first version of Spring Framework 1.0 was released in March 2004. In the last decade and a half, the Spring Framework remains the number one framework of choice to develop enterprise applications in the Java world.
In this chapter, we will take a 10,000 feet look at the journey of the Spring Framework.
The Spring Framework is highly modular with more than 20 different modules. Spring Modules provide the core features of the Spring Framework—Dependency Injection (DI), the Web MVC Framework, AOP, and more. Spring Modules help you to pick and choose the modules you want to use.
Architectures have continuously evolved during the last decade. Almost all enterprises are on the journey from ...