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why spring and not grails or griffon?

Jim Smiley
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Joined: Sep 21, 2007
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Hello,
Why spring and not grails or griffon? Is there something in Spring that does the job better??
Hussein Baghdadi
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Joined: Nov 08, 2003
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You are comparing completely different things.
Spring is a programming framework for Java no matter what is the application (web application or not).
Grails is web framework modeled after Rails but built upon Spring and Hibernate. Spring is the heart of Grails.
Griffon is a desktop framework that is modeled after Grails, I don't know if it built upon Spring framework.
 
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