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Mockito for Spring

By : Sujoy Acharya
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Mockito for Spring

By: Sujoy Acharya

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (12 chapters)
Mockito for Spring
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Discovering the new Spring release

This section deals with the new features and enhancements in Spring Framework 4.0. The following are the features:

  • Spring 4 supports Java 8 features such as Java lambda expressions and java.time. Spring 4 supports JDK 6 as the minimum.

  • All deprecated packages/methods are removed.

  • Java Enterprise Edition 6 or 7 are the base of Spring 4, which is based on JPA 2 and Servlet 3.0.

  • Bean configuration using the Groovy DSL is supported in Spring Framework 4.0.

  • Hibernate 4.3 is supported by Spring 4.

  • Custom annotations are supported in Spring 4.

  • Autowired lists and arrays can be ordered. The @Order annotation and the Ordered interface are supported.

  • The @Lazy annotation can now be used on injection points as well as on the @Bean definitions.

  • For the REST application, Spring 4 provides a new @RestController annotation. We will discuss this in detail in the following section.

  • The AsyncRestTemplate feature (class) is added for asynchronous REST client development.

  • Different time...