CHAPTER 4

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Aspect Oriented Programming with Spring

AOP is an acronym for Aspect Oriented Programming, a term that refers to a type of programming that aims to increase modularity by allowing the separation of cross-cutting concerns. A cross-cutting concern is a functionality that is tangled with business code, which usually cannot be separated from the business logic. Auditing, security, and transaction management are good examples of cross cutting concerns. They are mingled with the business code, heavily coupled with the functionality that might be affected if they fail. These are good candidates for separation using aspects, because there is ...

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