C H A P T E R  3

The Sample Application

The examples in each chapter of this book are tailored to the current discussion and are designed to elaborate on the implementation of each feature in an easy-to-understand manner. For the most part, these examples provide a sufficient explanation for the topic they are demonstrating. That said, the examples appear in isolation and are not based on a real-world scenario, which can make understanding how the different Spring features work together difficult. To overcome this, we have built a basic blog application, SpringBlog, that highlights most of the topics discussed in this book and shows how the different Spring features work together.

You should note that this application is purposely very simple, ...

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