This guide covers all aspects of Spring JavaConfig. It covers implementing and
@Configuration classes to configure the Spring IoC
container and working with the feature set. It also covers extending and
For the purposes of this document, a general familiarity with the core
concepts of the Spring IoC container are assumed. It is beyond the scope
of this document to discuss such matters at length. If the following concepts
are not familiar, it is recommended that you first read Chapter 3. IoC from the core Spring Framework
documentation (or that you reference its relevant sections on an as-needed
basis while reading this document):
inversion of control (IoC) and/or dependency injection (DI), spring-managed
beans, bean scoping, autowiring,
BeanPostProcessor, Spring's initialization,
destruction, and other bean lifecycle callback mechanisms.
If general aspect oriented programming (AOP) concepts are unfamiliar, or AOP
with Spring and AspectJ 5's
@Aspect style are unfamiliar,
it is recommended that you first read Chapter 6.
AOP from the Core Spring Framework documentation.