Guice vs Spring: What are the differences?
What is Guice? A lightweight dependency injection framework for Java. It is an open-source software framework for the Java platform. It provides support for dependency injection using annotations to configure Java objects. It embraces Java's type safe nature, especially when it comes to features introduced in Java 5 such as generics and annotations.
What is Spring? Provides a comprehensive programming and configuration model for modern Java-based enterprise applications. A key element of Spring is infrastructural support at the application level: Spring focuses on the "plumbing" of enterprise applications so that teams can focus on application-level business logic, without unnecessary ties to specific deployment environments.
Guice and Spring can be categorized as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.
Spring is an open source tool with 31.2K GitHub stars and 20.1K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Spring's open source repository on GitHub.
According to the StackShare community, Spring has a broader approval, being mentioned in 441 company stacks & 1263 developers stacks; compared to Guice, which is listed in 9 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.
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