Spring always provided sophisticated support for various Java data access technologies. The lately coined Spring Data project now takes the next step and introduces a consistent programming model for non-relational data stores and helps implementing data access layers in a consistent and easy-to grasp fashion - for both the NoSQL stores as well as more traditional APIs like JPA. The talk introduces the umbrella project, foundational concepts and abstractions, and dives down into the specialties of particular modules using MongoDB as example.
Spring is widely used in the Java world - but does it make any sense to combine it with Scala? This talk gives an answer and shows how and why Spring is useful in the Scala world. All areas of Spring such as Dependency Injection, Aspect-Oriented Programming and the Portable Service Abstraction as well as Spring MVC are covered.
31st October to 2nd November 2011