This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
What exactly you wanna do? Write unit tests using context beans? If so, there are plenty of Spring test cases classes to inherit from. Or you can load the context directly and retrieve the beans you need on your setUp.