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This week, we're delighted to have Craig Walls helping to answer questions about the new book Spring 3 in Action. See the table of contents and a sample chapter online.

The promotion starts Tuesday, March 2nd 2010 and will end on Friday, March 5th 2010.

We'll be selecting four random posters in this forum to win a free copy of the book provided by the publisher, Manning.

Please see the Book Promotion page to ensure your best chances at winning!

Posts in this welcome thread are not eligible for the drawing.
 
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Please remember that this topic is for welcoming the author. Start new topics to ask questions. Thanks.

Welcome, Craig!
 
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Hey Guys,
First of all i welcome Mr. Craig Walls. Sir thank you very much for joining us here. secondly i appreciate this effort of Java ranch team who let us benefit from well known authors.

keep it up ,


regards,
Amir Iqbal
 
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Welcome Craig Walls Sir,

Thanks for being there to help us

 
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Welcome Craig, I'll be waiting for Indian edition of the book ...
 
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Welcome Craig
 
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Hi Craig
 
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Craig Walls,

Thank you very much for your efforts! I have started developing a web-site using Spring 3 MVC framework. I hope this book will be very helpful to me.

Regards,

Vikas
 
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welcome Craig sir. Its like dream to somewhere being able to talk to u. I am just about to start Spring framework as have just finished with EJB 3 in action. Looking forward to this book as all manning books are easy to read yet covers all important topics.
thank you and keep up the good work
 
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Craig,

I'm a big fan of your book. I'm very much excited to know what's inside Spring 3.0.
 
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Hey man! Welcome.

Very nice book. I've been working with Spring almost 2 years and I think it's awesome.

Bye.
 
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I think is awesome to be able to talk with one of my favorite authors.

Welcome Craig.
 
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Welcome Author to Javaranch
 
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I have Spring 1 in Action. Good book.
 
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Thank you for having me visit the Spring forum. I'll try my best to stay on top of the questions posed here. Be aware that I'll probably post replies all at once toward the end of my day (I'm in the U.S., so adjust your clocks accordingly) since I have a day job to attend to.

I'll go ahead and answer the big question that usually comes up...what's in Spring in Action 3?

As you're probably aware, almost 3 years have past since SiA2 was published. In that time there has been a lot of new stuff come out in the Spring universe. I'm going to try to cover as much of that as is reasonable, but at the same time stay on a track that focuses on Spring's core features. What this means is that I'm going to cover the topics that I believe are most important to the vast majority of my readers, but there are some topics that simply will not be discussed.

Spring-DM, for example, is not in line with the core Spring story...it has a great story of its own, but it isn't central to the kind of things that most Spring developers want to know.

That said, what I will cover will include:
- Spring's new annotation-oriented dependency injection model (@Component/@Autowired/@Value)
- The Spring Expression Language (SpEL)
- Spring AOP
- Persistence with Hibernate and JPA
- Declarative transactions
- Spring's annotation-based MVC framework (I won't be discussing the old controller-hierarchy MVC framework)
- REST and Spring MVC
- Spring Security 3.0
- Spring Web Flow 2.0
- Spring 3's new annotation-based asynchronous and scheduled method support
- Remoting with Spring
- Messaging with Spring

And a lot more that I can't think of right now. I'm also considering adding a chapter or (at least) an appendix on Spring Roo.

Thanks again for letting me drop in and talk Spring with you. I've got to get to work now, but I'll drop in a little later today and answer some of your questions.
 
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Welcome mr. Walls, it is great to have you here!
 
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Welcome Craig!
 
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Welcome Craig to the Forum. I have joined JavaRanch recently and am preparing for the SCJP6. Thanks to the people who maintain this site. You are doing a wonderful job. I have read Spring in Action Second Edition, and am looking forward to this book.
 
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Welcome Craig !
 
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Welcome Craig

It's nice to have you here at javaranch. Eagerly waiting for the book to release here in India.


Regards,
Girish
 
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Welcome Craig to JavaRanch .
 
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Welcome to JavaRanch forum.
Bye
 
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Welcome Craig

Have learnt so much from Spring in Action 2...expecting an interesting read about Spring 3



 
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Thank you for the previous version. It is my first Spring book and it got me in, not overwhelm me. I have since been a Spring fan, and now wondering how big projects get organized without Spring.

I hope I find time and read (and do all exercises) on this one too.
 
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Welcome Craig. I am reading your prevoius version and its fantistic.
 
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Hi Craig,

I am using Spring 3 for a development project.

Excited to hear that your new book includes annotation-based MVC framework.

Wishing you all the best.
 
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Welcome sir
 
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Hi Walls,

I am using Spring 3 for a development project.

Excited to hear that your new book includes annotation-based MVC framework.

Wishing you all the best and Looking forward, for the Indian Edition
 
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Craig,

wellcome to javaranch, we are using spring3 for development, its nice to see you on javaranch.

Santhosh
 
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hello Mr. Craig Walls,
i have read spring in action 2nd edition and i am your fan since then,
Nice to see you here,
have a nice day sir.

 
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