Spring Framework 4 builds the foundation for the next major generation of the Java application framework. The talk gives a practical overview about fundamental infrastructure improvements such as Java 8 support and the integration with the latest Java EE APIs. It also covers major enhancements all across the framework such as advanced support for Groovy, hypermedia aspects for REST web services as well as WebSockets support. Filmed at JAX London 2013.
Following debate over TCKs in the JPA 2.1 Expert Group, we talked to Oliver Gierke about the situation in JSRs and what needs to be done about it.