Spring is preparing to release Spring 4 by the end of the year and with it a whole host of new features as well as new projects that you may not have heard about. In this talk, Michael will give an overview of the Spring landscape as it sits entering 2014. We'll look at some of the exciting new features in Spring 4 (Java 8 support, WebSockets, etc) as well as a few of the new projects coming out in the Spring ecosystem intended to make your life as a developer easier and more productive.
Michael Minella is a software engineer, teacher and author with over a decade of enterprise development experience. Michael is a member of the expert group for JSR-352 (java batch processing). He currently works for VMware as the project lead for the Spring Batch project as well as an instructor at DePaul University. Michael is the author of Pro Spring Batch from Apress, the popular Refcard JUnit and EasyMock and was a technical reviewer for Struts 2 Web Application Development by Dave Newton.
You can follow Michael on twitter at @michaelminella.