Deprecated API


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Deprecated Interfaces
org.springframework.core.ConcurrentMap
          as of Spring 3.0, since standard ConcurrentMap is available on Java 5+ anyway 
org.springframework.remoting.jaxrpc.JaxRpcServicePostProcessor
          in favor of JAX-WS support in org.springframework.remoting.jaxws 
org.springframework.core.enums.LabeledEnum
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of Java 5 enums. 
org.springframework.core.enums.LabeledEnumResolver
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of Java 5 enums. 
 

Deprecated Classes
org.springframework.test.annotation.AbstractAnnotationAwareTransactionalTests
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of using the listener-based test context framework (AbstractJUnit38SpringContextTests) 
org.springframework.test.jpa.AbstractAspectjJpaTests
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of using the listener-based test context framework (AbstractJUnit38SpringContextTests) 
org.springframework.core.enums.AbstractCachingLabeledEnumResolver
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of Java 5 enums. 
org.springframework.web.portlet.mvc.AbstractCommandController
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of annotated controllers 
org.springframework.web.servlet.mvc.AbstractCommandController
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of annotated controllers 
org.springframework.test.AbstractDependencyInjectionSpringContextTests
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of using the listener-based test context framework (AbstractJUnit38SpringContextTests) 
org.springframework.web.portlet.mvc.AbstractFormController
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of annotated controllers 
org.springframework.web.servlet.mvc.AbstractFormController
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of annotated controllers 
org.springframework.core.enums.AbstractGenericLabeledEnum
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of Java 5 enums. 
org.springframework.test.jpa.AbstractJpaTests
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of using the listener-based test context framework (AbstractJUnit38SpringContextTests) 
org.springframework.core.enums.AbstractLabeledEnum
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of Java 5 enums. 
org.springframework.test.web.AbstractModelAndViewTests
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of using the listener-based test context framework (AbstractJUnit38SpringContextTests) or ModelAndViewAssert with JUnit 4 and TestNG. 
org.springframework.test.AbstractSingleSpringContextTests
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of using the listener-based test context framework (AbstractJUnit38SpringContextTests) 
org.springframework.test.AbstractSpringContextTests
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of using the listener-based test context framework (AbstractJUnit38SpringContextTests) 
org.springframework.test.AbstractTransactionalDataSourceSpringContextTests
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of using the listener-based test context framework (AbstractJUnit38SpringContextTests) 
org.springframework.test.AbstractTransactionalSpringContextTests
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of using the listener-based test context framework (AbstractJUnit38SpringContextTests) 
org.springframework.web.portlet.mvc.AbstractWizardFormController
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of annotated controllers 
org.springframework.web.servlet.mvc.AbstractWizardFormController
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of annotated controllers 
org.springframework.web.servlet.view.xslt.AbstractXsltView
          since Spring 2.5; superseded by XsltView and its more flexible XsltView.locateSource(java.util.Map) mechanism 
org.springframework.web.struts.ActionSupport
          as of Spring 3.0 
org.springframework.test.AssertThrows
          favor use of JUnit 4's @Test(expected=...) support 
org.springframework.web.struts.AutowiringRequestProcessor
          as of Spring 3.0 
org.springframework.web.struts.AutowiringTilesRequestProcessor
          as of Spring 3.0 
org.springframework.web.portlet.mvc.BaseCommandController
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of annotated controllers 
org.springframework.web.servlet.mvc.BaseCommandController
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of annotated controllers 
org.springframework.web.servlet.mvc.CancellableFormController
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of annotated controllers 
org.springframework.web.servlet.view.tiles.ComponentControllerSupport
          as of Spring 3.0 
org.springframework.test.ConditionalTestCase
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of using the listener-based test context framework (AbstractJUnit38SpringContextTests) 
org.springframework.web.struts.ContextLoaderPlugIn
          as of Spring 3.0 
org.springframework.jms.listener.DefaultMessageListenerContainer102
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of the JMS 1.1 based DefaultMessageListenerContainer 
org.springframework.web.struts.DelegatingActionProxy
          as of Spring 3.0 
org.springframework.web.struts.DelegatingActionUtils
          as of Spring 3.0 
org.springframework.web.struts.DelegatingRequestProcessor
          as of Spring 3.0 
org.springframework.web.struts.DelegatingTilesRequestProcessor
          as of Spring 3.0 
org.springframework.scheduling.timer.DelegatingTimerTask
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of the scheduling.concurrent package which is based on Java 5's java.util.concurrent.ExecutorService 
org.springframework.web.struts.DispatchActionSupport
          as of Spring 3.0 
org.springframework.remoting.jaxrpc.JaxRpcPortClientInterceptor
          in favor of JAX-WS support in org.springframework.remoting.jaxws 
org.springframework.remoting.jaxrpc.JaxRpcPortProxyFactoryBean
          in favor of JAX-WS support in org.springframework.remoting.jaxws 
org.springframework.jms.core.JmsTemplate102
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of the JMS 1.1 based JmsTemplate 
org.springframework.jms.connection.JmsTransactionManager102
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of the JMS 1.1 based JmsTransactionManager 
org.springframework.core.enums.LetterCodedLabeledEnum
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of Java 5 enums. 
org.springframework.remoting.jaxrpc.LocalJaxRpcServiceFactory
          in favor of JAX-WS support in org.springframework.remoting.jaxws 
org.springframework.remoting.jaxrpc.LocalJaxRpcServiceFactoryBean
          in favor of JAX-WS support in org.springframework.remoting.jaxws 
org.springframework.web.struts.LookupDispatchActionSupport
          as of Spring 3.0 
org.springframework.web.struts.MappingDispatchActionSupport
          as of Spring 3.0 
org.springframework.jms.listener.adapter.MessageListenerAdapter102
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of the JMS 1.1 based MessageListenerAdapter 
org.springframework.scheduling.timer.MethodInvokingTimerTaskFactoryBean
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of the scheduling.concurrent package which is based on Java 5's java.util.concurrent.ExecutorService 
org.springframework.scheduling.timer.ScheduledTimerTask
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of the scheduling.concurrent package which is based on Java 5's java.util.concurrent.ExecutorService 
org.springframework.web.context.support.ServletContextFactoryBean
          as of Spring 3.0, since "servletContext" is now available as a default bean in every WebApplicationContext 
org.springframework.remoting.jaxrpc.ServletEndpointSupport
          in favor of JAX-WS support in org.springframework.remoting.jaxws 
org.springframework.core.enums.ShortCodedLabeledEnum
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of Java 5 enums. 
org.springframework.web.portlet.mvc.SimpleFormController
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of annotated controllers 
org.springframework.web.servlet.mvc.SimpleFormController
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of annotated controllers 
org.springframework.jms.support.converter.SimpleMessageConverter102
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of the JMS 1.1 based SimpleMessageConverter 
org.springframework.jms.listener.SimpleMessageListenerContainer102
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of the JMS 1.1 based SimpleMessageListenerContainer 
org.springframework.jms.connection.SingleConnectionFactory102
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of the JMS 1.1 based SingleConnectionFactory 
org.springframework.web.struts.SpringBindingActionForm
          as of Spring 3.0 
org.springframework.core.enums.StaticLabeledEnum
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of Java 5 enums. 
org.springframework.core.enums.StaticLabeledEnumResolver
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of Java 5 enums. 
org.springframework.core.enums.StringCodedLabeledEnum
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of Java 5 enums. 
org.springframework.web.servlet.view.tiles.TilesConfigurer
          as of Spring 3.0 
org.springframework.web.servlet.view.tiles.TilesJstlView
          as of Spring 3.0 
org.springframework.web.servlet.view.tiles.TilesView
          as of Spring 3.0 
org.springframework.scheduling.timer.TimerFactoryBean
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of the scheduling.concurrent package which is based on Java 5's java.util.concurrent.ExecutorService 
org.springframework.scheduling.timer.TimerTaskExecutor
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of the scheduling.concurrent package which is based on Java 5's java.util.concurrent.ExecutorService 
 

Deprecated Exceptions
org.springframework.remoting.jaxrpc.JaxRpcSoapFaultException
          in favor of JAX-WS support in org.springframework.remoting.jaxws 
 

Deprecated Annotation Types
org.springframework.test.annotation.NotTransactional
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of moving the non-transactional test method to a separate (non-transactional) test class or to a @BeforeTransaction or @AfterTransaction method. 
 

Deprecated Fields
org.springframework.beans.factory.config.AutowireCapableBeanFactory.AUTOWIRE_AUTODETECT
          as of Spring 3.0: If you are using mixed autowiring strategies, prefer annotation-based autowiring for clearer demarcation of autowiring needs. 
org.springframework.beans.factory.support.AbstractBeanDefinition.AUTOWIRE_AUTODETECT
          as of Spring 3.0: If you are using mixed autowiring strategies, use annotation-based autowiring for clearer demarcation of autowiring needs. 
org.springframework.web.servlet.tags.form.AbstractDataBoundFormElementTag.COMMAND_NAME_VARIABLE_NAME
          as of Spring 2.5, in favor of FormTag.MODEL_ATTRIBUTE_VARIABLE_NAME 
org.springframework.web.util.CookieGenerator.DEFAULT_COOKIE_MAX_AGE
          in favor of setting no max age value at all in such a case 
 

Deprecated Methods
org.springframework.aop.framework.AdvisedSupport.addAllAdvisors(Advisor[])
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of AdvisedSupport.addAdvisors(org.springframework.aop.Advisor...) 
org.springframework.ui.ModelMap.addAllObjects(Collection)
          as of Spring 2.5, in favor of ModelMap.addAllAttributes(Collection) 
org.springframework.ui.ModelMap.addAllObjects(Map)
          as of Spring 2.5, in favor of ModelMap.addAllAttributes(Map) 
org.springframework.beans.factory.support.BeanDefinitionBuilder.addConstructorArg(Object)
          since Spring 2.5, in favor of BeanDefinitionBuilder.addConstructorArgValue(java.lang.Object) 
org.springframework.ui.ModelMap.addObject(Object)
          as of Spring 2.5, in favor of ModelMap.addAttribute(Object) 
org.springframework.ui.ModelMap.addObject(String, Object)
          as of Spring 2.5, in favor of ModelMap.addAttribute(String, Object) 
org.springframework.core.CollectionFactory.createConcurrentMap(int)
          as of Spring 3.0, for usage on JDK 1.5 or higher 
org.springframework.core.CollectionFactory.createConcurrentMapIfPossible(int)
          as of Spring 3.0, for usage on JDK 1.5 or higher 
org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoaderListener.createContextLoader()
          in favor of simply subclassing ContextLoaderListener itself (which extends ContextLoader, as of Spring 3.0) 
org.springframework.core.CollectionFactory.createCopyOnWriteSet()
          as of Spring 3.0, for usage on JDK 1.5 or higher 
org.springframework.core.CollectionFactory.createIdentityMapIfPossible(int)
          as of Spring 2.5, for usage on JDK 1.4 or higher 
org.springframework.core.CollectionFactory.createLinkedCaseInsensitiveMapIfPossible(int)
          as of Spring 3.0, for usage on JDK 1.5 or higher 
org.springframework.core.CollectionFactory.createLinkedMapIfPossible(int)
          as of Spring 2.5, for usage on JDK 1.4 or higher 
org.springframework.core.CollectionFactory.createLinkedSetIfPossible(int)
          as of Spring 2.5, for usage on JDK 1.4 or higher 
org.springframework.remoting.rmi.RmiClientInterceptorUtils.doInvoke(MethodInvocation, Remote)
          as of Spring 2.5, in favor of RmiClientInterceptorUtils.invokeRemoteMethod(org.aopalliance.intercept.MethodInvocation, java.lang.Object) 
org.springframework.orm.ibatis.SqlMapClientTemplate.executeWithListResult(SqlMapClientCallback)
          as of Spring 3.0 - not really needed anymore with generic SqlMapClientTemplate.execute(org.springframework.orm.ibatis.SqlMapClientCallback) method 
org.springframework.orm.ibatis.SqlMapClientTemplate.executeWithMapResult(SqlMapClientCallback)
          as of Spring 3.0 - not really needed anymore with generic SqlMapClientTemplate.execute(org.springframework.orm.ibatis.SqlMapClientCallback) method 
org.springframework.test.annotation.AbstractAnnotationAwareTransactionalTests.findUniqueProfileValueSourceFromContext(ApplicationContext)
          Use @ProfileValueSourceConfiguration instead. 
org.springframework.aop.config.AopNamespaceUtils.forceAutoProxyCreatorToUseClassProxying(BeanDefinitionRegistry)
          since Spring 2.5, in favor of AopConfigUtils.forceAutoProxyCreatorToUseClassProxying(BeanDefinitionRegistry) 
org.springframework.util.ClassUtils.forName(String)
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of specifying a ClassLoader explicitly: see ClassUtils.forName(String, ClassLoader) 
org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoaderListener.getContextLoader()
          in favor of simply subclassing ContextLoaderListener itself (which extends ContextLoader, as of Spring 3.0) 
org.springframework.validation.DataBinder.getErrors()
          in favor of DataBinder.getBindingResult(). Use the BindException.BindException(BindingResult) constructor to create a BindException instance if still needed. 
org.springframework.remoting.rmi.RmiClientInterceptorUtils.invoke(MethodInvocation, Remote, String)
          as of Spring 2.5, in favor of RmiClientInterceptorUtils.invokeRemoteMethod(org.aopalliance.intercept.MethodInvocation, java.lang.Object) 
org.springframework.core.JdkVersion.isAtLeastJava14()
          as of Spring 3.0 which requires Java 1.5+ 
org.springframework.core.JdkVersion.isAtLeastJava15()
          as of Spring 3.0 which requires Java 1.5+ 
org.springframework.core.JdkVersion.isAtLeastJava16()
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of reflective checks for the specific Java 1.6 classes of interest 
org.springframework.beans.factory.xml.AbstractSimpleBeanDefinitionParser.isEligibleAttribute(Attr)
          in favour of AbstractSimpleBeanDefinitionParser.isEligibleAttribute(org.w3c.dom.Attr, ParserContext) 
org.springframework.util.ClassUtils.isPresent(String)
          as of Spring 2.5, in favor of ClassUtils.isPresent(String, ClassLoader) 
org.springframework.beans.factory.support.AbstractBeanDefinition.overrideFrom(AbstractBeanDefinition)
          since Spring 2.5, in favor of AbstractBeanDefinition.overrideFrom(BeanDefinition) 
org.springframework.jdbc.core.simple.SimpleJdbcTemplate.query(String, ParameterizedRowMapper, Map)
           
org.springframework.jdbc.core.simple.SimpleJdbcOperations.query(String, ParameterizedRowMapper, Map)
          as of Spring 3.0: Use the method using the newly genericized RowMapper interface instead since the RowMapper and ParameterizedRowMapper interfaces are equivalent now. 
org.springframework.jdbc.core.simple.SimpleJdbcTemplate.query(String, ParameterizedRowMapper, Object...)
           
org.springframework.jdbc.core.simple.SimpleJdbcOperations.query(String, ParameterizedRowMapper, Object...)
          as of Spring 3.0: Use the method using the newly genericized RowMapper interface instead since the RowMapper and ParameterizedRowMapper interfaces are equivalent now. 
org.springframework.jdbc.core.simple.SimpleJdbcTemplate.query(String, ParameterizedRowMapper, SqlParameterSource)
           
org.springframework.jdbc.core.simple.SimpleJdbcOperations.query(String, ParameterizedRowMapper, SqlParameterSource)
          as of Spring 3.0: Use the method using the newly genericized RowMapper interface instead since the RowMapper and ParameterizedRowMapper interfaces are equivalent now. 
org.springframework.jdbc.core.simple.SimpleJdbcTemplate.queryForObject(String, ParameterizedRowMapper, Map)
           
org.springframework.jdbc.core.simple.SimpleJdbcOperations.queryForObject(String, ParameterizedRowMapper, Map)
          as of Spring 3.0: Use the method using the newly genericized RowMapper interface instead since the RowMapper and ParameterizedRowMapper interfaces are equivalent now. 
org.springframework.jdbc.core.simple.SimpleJdbcTemplate.queryForObject(String, ParameterizedRowMapper, Object...)
           
org.springframework.jdbc.core.simple.SimpleJdbcOperations.queryForObject(String, ParameterizedRowMapper, Object...)
          as of Spring 3.0: Use the method using the newly genericized RowMapper interface instead since the RowMapper and ParameterizedRowMapper interfaces are equivalent now. 
org.springframework.jdbc.core.simple.SimpleJdbcTemplate.queryForObject(String, ParameterizedRowMapper, SqlParameterSource)
           
org.springframework.jdbc.core.simple.SimpleJdbcOperations.queryForObject(String, ParameterizedRowMapper, SqlParameterSource)
          as of Spring 3.0: Use the method using the newly genericized RowMapper interface instead since the RowMapper and ParameterizedRowMapper interfaces are equivalent now. 
org.springframework.aop.config.AopNamespaceUtils.registerAutoProxyCreatorIfNecessary(ParserContext, Object)
          since Spring 2.5, in favor of AopNamespaceUtils.registerAutoProxyCreatorIfNecessary(ParserContext, Element) and AopConfigUtils.registerAutoProxyCreatorIfNecessary(BeanDefinitionRegistry, Object) 
org.springframework.beans.PropertyEditorRegistrySupport.registerSharedEditor(Class, PropertyEditor)
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of PropertyEditorRegistrars or ConversionService usage 
org.springframework.orm.hibernate3.HibernateOperations.saveOrUpdateAll(Collection)
          as of Spring 2.5, in favor of individual saveOrUpdate or merge usage 
org.springframework.orm.hibernate3.LocalSessionFactoryBean.setCacheProvider(CacheProvider)
          as of Spring 3.0, following Hibernate 3.3's deprecation of the CacheProvider SPI 
org.springframework.beans.factory.support.BeanDefinitionBuilder.setFactoryBean(String, String)
          since Spring 2.5, in favor of preparing this on the raw BeanDefinition object 
org.springframework.beans.factory.support.BeanDefinitionBuilder.setResourceDescription(String)
          since Spring 2.5, in favor of preparing this on the raw BeanDefinition object 
org.springframework.beans.factory.support.BeanDefinitionBuilder.setSingleton(boolean)
          since Spring 2.5, in favor of BeanDefinitionBuilder.setScope(java.lang.String) 
org.springframework.beans.factory.support.AbstractBeanDefinition.setSingleton(boolean)
          since Spring 2.5, in favor of AbstractBeanDefinition.setScope(java.lang.String) 
org.springframework.beans.factory.support.BeanDefinitionBuilder.setSource(Object)
          since Spring 2.5, in favor of preparing this on the raw BeanDefinition object 
org.springframework.ui.freemarker.FreeMarkerConfigurationFactory.setTemplateLoaders(TemplateLoader[])
          as of Spring 2.0.1, in favor of the "preTemplateLoaders" and "postTemplateLoaders" properties 
org.springframework.web.servlet.mvc.BaseCommandController.suppressValidation(HttpServletRequest)
          as of Spring 2.0.4, in favor of the BaseCommandController.suppressValidation(HttpServletRequest, Object) variant 
 

Deprecated Constructors
org.springframework.beans.factory.support.AbstractBeanDefinition(AbstractBeanDefinition)
          since Spring 2.5, in favor of AbstractBeanDefinition.AbstractBeanDefinition(BeanDefinition) 
org.springframework.jdbc.CannotGetJdbcConnectionException(String, ClassNotFoundException)
          since Spring 2.5, in favor of throwing an IllegalStateException in case of the driver not being found 
org.springframework.jdbc.datasource.DriverManagerDataSource(String, String, String, String)
          since Spring 2.5. DriverManagerDataSource is primarily intended for accessing pre-registered JDBC drivers. If you need to register a new driver, consider using SimpleDriverDataSource instead. 
org.springframework.beans.factory.support.RootBeanDefinition(Class, boolean)
          since Spring 2.5, in favor of AbstractBeanDefinition.setScope(java.lang.String) 
org.springframework.beans.factory.support.RootBeanDefinition(Class, int)
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of AbstractBeanDefinition.setAutowireMode(int) usage 
org.springframework.beans.factory.support.RootBeanDefinition(Class, MutablePropertyValues)
          as of Spring 3.0, in favor of AbstractBeanDefinition.getPropertyValues() usage 
org.springframework.beans.factory.support.RootBeanDefinition(Class, MutablePropertyValues, boolean)
          since Spring 2.5, in favor of AbstractBeanDefinition.setScope(java.lang.String) 
org.springframework.jdbc.datasource.SingleConnectionDataSource(String, String, String, String, boolean)
          since Spring 2.5. Driver parameter usage is generally not recommended for a SingleConnectionDataSource. If you insist on using driver parameters directly, set up the Driver class manually before invoking this DataSource.