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Good book for a Foundations of Spring course?

Paul Bourdeaux
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Joined: May 24, 2004
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Hi everyone,

The company I work is considering putting together a Foundations of Spring training course for our software engineers who are not yet familiar with Spring. I am looking for some recommendations for a book we can provide attendees.

The book needs to do a good job of introducing AOP programming and the basics and core ideas behind Spring for developers, and be comprehensive enough to be useful to the developers after the course is complete.

My current favorite is Pro Spring by Harrop, but I am open to suggestions from the community...

“Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.” - Rich Cook
Kishore Dandu
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Joined: Jul 10, 2001
Posts: 1934
'Pro Spring' is a nice book as of now.

In the future, do look into 'Beginning Spring Framework 2.0' by Thomas Van De Velde et al.

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Christophe Verré

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I like Spring In Action too.

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Manuel Jordan
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Joined: Sep 29, 2006
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Hello Paul

please read this thread


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