Chapter 4. Spring Dynamic Modules for OSGi

Though you've already taken the Spring Dynamic Modules for OSGi (Spring-DM) for a test run in the last chapter, there is much more to be learned about the way this Spring subproject operates. In this chapter we will take the first big dive through the core parts that compromise Spring-DM.

You will likely come back here for future reference, since many of the remaining chapters that deal with more specific Spring-DM areas build on the concepts explained in the coming pages.

Extenders and Fragments in Spring-DM

Extenders and fragments are central pieces in Spring-DM. Though the terms sound somewhat esoteric, they really aren't, especially when you consider that you've already used one approach in the introductory ...

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