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Spring Framework

An application framework and inversion of control container for the Java platform
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What is Spring Framework?

It provides a comprehensive programming and configuration model for modern Java-based enterprise applications - on any kind of deployment platform. The framework's core features can be used by any Java application, but there are extensions for building web applications on top of the Java EE platform.
Spring Framework is a tool in the Frameworks (Full Stack) category of a tech stack.
Spring Framework is an open source tool with 39.9K GitHub stars and 27.4K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Spring Framework's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Spring Framework?

Companies
38 companies reportedly use Spring Framework in their tech stacks, including deleokorea, Craftbase, and Software Engineer (JAVA).

Developers
357 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Spring Framework.

Spring Framework Integrations

MySQL, AngularJS, IntelliJ IDEA, Hibernate, and NetBeans IDE are some of the popular tools that integrate with Spring Framework. Here's a list of all 7 tools that integrate with Spring Framework.
Public Decisions about Spring Framework

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Spring Framework in their tech stack.

I would like to generate all the repetitive code in order to bootstrap my Java project. I need to define my own models. I want to be able to customize everything in what will be generated. JHipster is more popular but seems to be really related to the Spring Framework. Telosys supports multi-languages, multi-frameworks, and is highly customizable. Any feedback about these 2 tools?

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Spring Framework's Features

  • Lightweight
  • Dependency Injection
  • Transaction Management

Spring Framework Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Spring Framework?
Spring MVC
A Java framework that follows the Model-View-Controller design pattern and provides an elegant solution to use MVC in spring framework by the help of DispatcherServlet.
Spring Boot
Spring Boot makes it easy to create stand-alone, production-grade Spring based Applications that you can "just run". We take an opinionated view of the Spring platform and third-party libraries so you can get started with minimum fuss. Most Spring Boot applications need very little Spring configuration.
Play
Play Framework makes it easy to build web applications with Java & Scala. Play is based on a lightweight, stateless, web-friendly architecture. Built on Akka, Play provides predictable and minimal resource consumption (CPU, memory, threads) for highly-scalable applications.
Java EE
It is developed using the Java Community Process, with contributions from industry experts, commercial and open source organizations, Java User Groups, and countless individuals. It offers a rich enterprise software platform and with over 20 compliant implementations to choose from.
Django
Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
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Spring Framework's Followers
398 developers follow Spring Framework to keep up with related blogs and decisions.