Spring Framework was first written by Rod Johnson and was for the first time released under the Apache 2.0 license in June 2003. Later many advance versions of spring were released such as Spring framework 1.0 in 2004-05, Spring 1.2.6 framework in 206 for which it also won the Jolt productivity award and a JAX Innovation Award, Spring 2.0 in 2006, Spring 2.5 in 2007, Spring 3.0 in 2009, and Spring 3.1 in 2011 and the latest version Spring 3.2.4 framework was recently launch in August 2013. Moreover, Spring Framework 4.0 is expected to be released by the end of 2013, which is likely to be added with many advance features.
Spring Framework provides support for JPA, Hibernate, Web services, Schedulers, Ajax, Struts, JSF and various other frameworks and hence considered to be very useful. Moreover, the Spring MVC components can be utilized for the development of MVC based web applications. Spring Framework is embedded with many features that make the enterprise application building quite easy.
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