You can also configure a java.util.Properties instance as:
The Spring container converts the text inside the <value/> element into a java.util.Properties instance by using the JavaBeans PropertyEditor mechanism. This is a nice shortcut, and is one of a few places where the Spring team do favor the use of the nested <value/> element over the value attribute style.
source : http://static.springsource.org/spring/docs/3.0.0.RC1/spring-framework-reference/html/ch03s04.html#beans-value-element
From what i understand, these are properties created without the use of properties file,
I tried to do the same:
and I tried to access in the following ways:
Error: Could not resolve placeholder 'myMappings.properties.myVariable'
Error: Could not resolve placeholder 'myMappings.myVariable'