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Spring Framework 4.3.21.BUILD-SNAPSHOT API

This is the public API documentation for the Spring Framework.

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Packages 
Package Description
org.aopalliance.aop  
org.aopalliance.intercept  
org.apache.catalina.loader  
org.springframework.aop
Core Spring AOP interfaces, built on AOP Alliance AOP interoperability interfaces.
org.springframework.aop.aspectj
AspectJ integration package.
org.springframework.aop.aspectj.annotation
Classes enabling AspectJ 5 @Annotated classes to be used in Spring AOP.
org.springframework.aop.aspectj.autoproxy
Base classes enabling auto-proxying based on AspectJ.
org.springframework.aop.config
Support package for declarative AOP configuration, with XML schema being the primary configuration format.
org.springframework.aop.framework
Package containing Spring's basic AOP infrastructure, compliant with the AOP Alliance interfaces.
org.springframework.aop.framework.adapter
SPI package allowing Spring AOP framework to handle arbitrary advice types.
org.springframework.aop.framework.autoproxy
Bean post-processors for use in ApplicationContexts to simplify AOP usage by automatically creating AOP proxies without the need to use a ProxyFactoryBean.
org.springframework.aop.framework.autoproxy.target
Generic support classes for target source creation.
org.springframework.aop.interceptor
Provides miscellaneous interceptor implementations.
org.springframework.aop.scope
Support for AOP-based scoping of target objects, with configurable backend.
org.springframework.aop.support
Convenience classes for using Spring's AOP API.
org.springframework.aop.support.annotation
Annotation support for AOP pointcuts.
org.springframework.aop.target
This package contains implementations of the org.springframework.aop.TargetSource interface.
org.springframework.aop.target.dynamic
Support for AOP-based refreshing of target objects.
org.springframework.asm
Spring's repackaging of ASM 6.0 (with Spring-specific patches; for internal use only).
org.springframework.beans
This package contains interfaces and classes for manipulating Java beans.
org.springframework.beans.annotation
Support package for beans-style handling of Java 5 annotations.
org.springframework.beans.factory
The core package implementing Spring's lightweight Inversion of Control (IoC) container.
org.springframework.beans.factory.access
Helper infrastructure to locate and access bean factories.
org.springframework.beans.factory.access.el
Support classes for accessing a Spring BeanFactory from Unified EL.
org.springframework.beans.factory.annotation
Support package for annotation-driven bean configuration.
org.springframework.beans.factory.aspectj  
org.springframework.beans.factory.config
SPI interfaces and configuration-related convenience classes for bean factories.
org.springframework.beans.factory.groovy
Support package for Groovy-based bean definitions.
org.springframework.beans.factory.parsing
Support infrastructure for bean definition parsing.
org.springframework.beans.factory.serviceloader
Support package for the Java 6 ServiceLoader facility.
org.springframework.beans.factory.support
Classes supporting the org.springframework.beans.factory package.
org.springframework.beans.factory.wiring
Mechanism to determine bean wiring metadata from a bean instance.
org.springframework.beans.factory.xml
Contains an abstract XML-based BeanFactory implementation, including a standard "spring-beans" XSD.
org.springframework.beans.propertyeditors
Properties editors used to convert from String values to object types such as java.util.Properties.
org.springframework.beans.support
Classes supporting the org.springframework.beans package, such as utility classes for sorting and holding lists of beans.
org.springframework.cache
Spring's generic cache abstraction.
org.springframework.cache.annotation
Annotations and supporting classes for declarative cache management.
org.springframework.cache.aspectj  
org.springframework.cache.caffeine
Support classes for the open source cache in Caffeine library, allowing to set up Caffeine caches within Spring's cache abstraction.
org.springframework.cache.concurrent
Implementation package for java.util.concurrent based caches.
org.springframework.cache.config
Support package for declarative caching configuration, with XML schema being the primary configuration format.
org.springframework.cache.ehcache
Support classes for the open source cache EhCache 2.x, allowing to set up an EhCache CacheManager and Caches as beans in a Spring context.
org.springframework.cache.guava
Support classes for the open source cache in Google's Guava library, allowing to set up Guava caches within Spring's cache abstraction.
org.springframework.cache.interceptor
AOP-based solution for declarative caching demarcation.
org.springframework.cache.jcache
Implementation package for JSR-107 (javax.cache aka "JCache") based caches.
org.springframework.cache.jcache.config
Support package for declarative JSR-107 caching configuration.
org.springframework.cache.jcache.interceptor
AOP-based solution for declarative caching demarcation using JSR-107 annotations.
org.springframework.cache.support
Support classes for the org.springframework.cache package.
org.springframework.cache.transaction
Transaction-aware decorators for the org.springframework.cache package.
org.springframework.cglib
Spring's repackaging of CGLIB 3.2 (with Spring naming strategy; for internal use only).
org.springframework.cglib.core  
org.springframework.context
This package builds on the beans package to add support for message sources and for the Observer design pattern, and the ability for application objects to obtain resources using a consistent API.
org.springframework.context.access
Helper infrastructure to locate and access shared application contexts.
org.springframework.context.annotation
Annotation support for the Application Context, including JSR-250 "common" annotations, component-scanning, and Java-based metadata for creating Spring-managed objects.
org.springframework.context.annotation.aspectj  
org.springframework.context.config
Support package for advanced application context configuration, with XML schema being the primary configuration format.
org.springframework.context.event
Support classes for application events, like standard context events.
org.springframework.context.expression
Expression parsing support within a Spring application context.
org.springframework.context.i18n
Abstraction for determining the current Locale, plus global holder that exposes a thread-bound Locale.
org.springframework.context.support
Classes supporting the org.springframework.context package, such as abstract base classes for ApplicationContext implementations and a MessageSource implementation.
org.springframework.context.weaving
Load-time weaving support for a Spring application context, building on Spring's LoadTimeWeaver abstraction.
org.springframework.core
Provides basic classes for exception handling and version detection, and other core helpers that are not specific to any part of the framework.
org.springframework.core.annotation
Core support package for annotations, meta-annotations, and composed annotations with attribute overrides.
org.springframework.core.convert
Type conversion system API.
org.springframework.core.convert.converter
SPI to implement Converters for the type conversion system.
org.springframework.core.convert.support
Default implementation of the type conversion system.
org.springframework.core.env
Spring's environment abstraction consisting of bean definition profile and hierarchical property source support.
org.springframework.core.io
Generic abstraction for (file-based) resources, used throughout the framework.
org.springframework.core.io.support
Support classes for Spring's resource abstraction.
org.springframework.core.serializer
Root package for Spring's serializer interfaces and implementations.
org.springframework.core.serializer.support
Support classes for Spring's serializer abstraction.
org.springframework.core.style
Support for styling values as Strings, with ToStringCreator as central class.
org.springframework.core.task
This package defines Spring's core TaskExecutor abstraction, and provides SyncTaskExecutor and SimpleAsyncTaskExecutor implementations.
org.springframework.core.task.support
Support classes for Spring's TaskExecutor abstraction.
org.springframework.core.type
Core support package for type introspection.
org.springframework.core.type.classreading
Support classes for reading annotation and class-level metadata.
org.springframework.core.type.filter
Core support package for type filtering (e.g.
org.springframework.dao
Exception hierarchy enabling sophisticated error handling independent of the data access approach in use.
org.springframework.dao.annotation
Annotation support for DAOs.
org.springframework.dao.support
Support classes for DAO implementations, providing miscellaneous utility methods.
org.springframework.ejb.access
This package contains classes that allow easy access to EJBs.
org.springframework.ejb.config
Support package for EJB/J2EE-related configuration, with XML schema being the primary configuration format.
org.springframework.ejb.interceptor
Support classes for EJB 3 Session Beans and Message-Driven Beans, performing injection of Spring beans through an EJB 3 interceptor that processes Spring's @Autowired annotation.
org.springframework.expression
Core abstractions behind the Spring Expression Language.
org.springframework.expression.common
Common utility classes behind the Spring Expression Language.
org.springframework.expression.spel
SpEL's central implementation package.
org.springframework.expression.spel.ast
SpEL's abstract syntax tree.
org.springframework.expression.spel.standard
SpEL's standard parser implementation.
org.springframework.expression.spel.support
SpEL's default implementations for various core abstractions.
org.springframework.format
An API for defining Formatters to format field model values for display in a UI.
org.springframework.format.annotation
Annotations for declaratively configuring field formatting rules.
org.springframework.format.datetime
Formatters for java.util.Date properties.
org.springframework.format.datetime.joda
Integration with Joda-Time for formatting Joda date and time types as well as standard JDK Date types.
org.springframework.format.datetime.standard
Integration with the JSR-310 java.time package in JDK 8.
org.springframework.format.number
Formatters for java.lang.Number properties.
org.springframework.format.number.money
Integration with the JSR-354 javax.money package.
org.springframework.format.support
Support classes for the formatting package, providing common implementations as well as adapters.
org.springframework.http
Contains a basic abstraction over client/server-side HTTP.
org.springframework.http.client
Contains an abstraction over client-side HTTP.
org.springframework.http.client.support
This package provides generic HTTP support classes, to be used by higher-level classes like RestTemplate.
org.springframework.http.converter
Provides an HttpMessageConverter abstraction to convert between Java objects and HTTP input/output messages.
org.springframework.http.converter.feed
Provides HttpMessageConverter implementations for handling Atom and RSS feeds.
org.springframework.http.converter.json
Provides HttpMessageConverter implementations for handling JSON.
org.springframework.http.converter.protobuf
Provides an HttpMessageConverter implementation for handling Google Protocol Buffers.
org.springframework.http.converter.support
Provides a comprehensive HttpMessageConverter variant for form handling.
org.springframework.http.converter.xml
Provides HttpMessageConverter implementations for handling XML.
org.springframework.http.server
Contains an abstraction over server-side HTTP.
org.springframework.instrument  
org.springframework.instrument.classloading
Support package for load time weaving based on class loaders, as required by JPA providers (but not JPA-specific).
org.springframework.instrument.classloading.glassfish
Support for class instrumentation on GlassFish.
org.springframework.instrument.classloading.jboss
Support for class instrumentation on JBoss AS 6 and 7.
org.springframework.instrument.classloading.tomcat
Support for class instrumentation on Tomcat.
org.springframework.instrument.classloading.weblogic
Support for class instrumentation on BEA WebLogic 10+.
org.springframework.instrument.classloading.websphere
Support for class instrumentation on IBM WebSphere Application Server 7+.
org.springframework.jca.cci
This package contains Spring's support for the Common Client Interface (CCI), as defined by the J2EE Connector Architecture.
org.springframework.jca.cci.connection
Provides a utility class for easy ConnectionFactory access, a PlatformTransactionManager for local CCI transactions, and various simple ConnectionFactory proxies/adapters.
org.springframework.jca.cci.core
Provides the core JCA CCI support, based on CciTemplate and its associated callback interfaces.
org.springframework.jca.cci.core.support
Classes supporting the org.springframework.jca.cci.core package.
org.springframework.jca.cci.object
The classes in this package represent EIS operations as threadsafe, reusable objects.
org.springframework.jca.context
Integration package that allows for deploying a Spring application context as a JCA 1.5 compliant RAR file.
org.springframework.jca.endpoint
This package provides a facility for generic JCA message endpoint management.
org.springframework.jca.support
Provides generic support classes for JCA usage within Spring, mainly for local setup of a JCA ResourceAdapter and/or ConnectionFactory.
org.springframework.jca.work
Convenience classes for scheduling based on the JCA 1.5 WorkManager facility, as supported within JCA 1.5 ResourceAdapters.
org.springframework.jca.work.glassfish
Convenience package for obtaining a GlassFish JCA WorkManager for use in web applications.
org.springframework.jca.work.jboss
Convenience package for obtaining a JBoss JCA WorkManager for use in web applications.
org.springframework.jdbc
The classes in this package make JDBC easier to use and reduce the likelihood of common errors.
org.springframework.jdbc.config
Defines the Spring JDBC configuration namespace.
org.springframework.jdbc.core
Provides the core JDBC framework, based on JdbcTemplate and its associated callback interfaces and helper objects.
org.springframework.jdbc.core.metadata
Context metadata abstraction for the configuration and execution of table inserts and stored procedure calls.
org.springframework.jdbc.core.namedparam
JdbcTemplate variant with named parameter support.
org.springframework.jdbc.core.simple
Simplification layer for table inserts and stored procedure calls.
org.springframework.jdbc.core.support
Classes supporting the org.springframework.jdbc.core package.
org.springframework.jdbc.datasource
Provides a utility class for easy DataSource access, a PlatformTransactionManager for a single DataSource, and various simple DataSource implementations.
org.springframework.jdbc.datasource.embedded
Provides extensible support for creating embedded database instances.
org.springframework.jdbc.datasource.init
Provides extensible support for initializing databases through scripts.
org.springframework.jdbc.datasource.lookup
Provides a strategy for looking up JDBC DataSources by name.
org.springframework.jdbc.object
The classes in this package represent RDBMS queries, updates, and stored procedures as threadsafe, reusable objects.
org.springframework.jdbc.support
Support classes for the JDBC framework, used by the classes in the jdbc.core and jdbc.object packages.
org.springframework.jdbc.support.incrementer
Provides a support framework for incrementing database table values via sequences, with implementations for various databases.
org.springframework.jdbc.support.lob
Provides a strategy interface for Large OBject handling, as well as a customizable default implementation.
org.springframework.jdbc.support.nativejdbc
Provides a mechanism for extracting native implementations of JDBC interfaces from wrapper objects that got returned from connection pools.
org.springframework.jdbc.support.rowset
Provides a convenient holder for disconnected result sets.
org.springframework.jdbc.support.xml
Abstraction for handling fields of SQLXML data type.
org.springframework.jms
This package contains integration classes for JMS, allowing for Spring-style JMS access.
org.springframework.jms.annotation
Annotations and support classes for declarative JMS listener endpoints.
org.springframework.jms.config
Support package for declarative messaging configuration, with Java configuration and XML schema support.
org.springframework.jms.connection
Provides a PlatformTransactionManager implementation for a single JMS ConnectionFactory, and a SingleConnectionFactory adapter.
org.springframework.jms.core
Core package of the JMS support.
org.springframework.jms.core.support
Classes supporting the org.springframework.jms.core package.
org.springframework.jms.listener
This package contains the base message listener container facility.
org.springframework.jms.listener.adapter
Message listener adapter mechanism that delegates to target listener methods, converting messages to appropriate message content types (such as String or byte array) that get passed into listener methods.
org.springframework.jms.listener.endpoint
This package provides JCA-based endpoint management for JMS message listeners.
org.springframework.jms.remoting
Remoting classes for transparent Java-to-Java remoting via a JMS provider.
org.springframework.jms.support
This package provides generic JMS support classes, to be used by higher-level classes like JmsTemplate.
org.springframework.jms.support.converter
Provides a MessageConverter abstraction to convert between Java objects and JMS messages.
org.springframework.jms.support.destination
Support classes for Spring's JMS framework.
org.springframework.jmx
This package contains Spring's JMX support, which includes registration of Spring-managed beans as JMX MBeans as well as access to remote JMX MBeans.
org.springframework.jmx.access
Provides support for accessing remote MBean resources.
org.springframework.jmx.export
This package provides declarative creation and registration of Spring-managed beans as JMX MBeans.
org.springframework.jmx.export.annotation
Java 5 annotations for MBean exposure.
org.springframework.jmx.export.assembler
Provides a strategy for MBeanInfo assembly.
org.springframework.jmx.export.metadata
Provides generic JMX metadata classes and basic support for reading JMX metadata in a provider-agnostic manner.
org.springframework.jmx.export.naming
Provides a strategy for ObjectName creation.
org.springframework.jmx.export.notification
Provides supporting infrastructure to allow Spring-created MBeans to send JMX notifications.
org.springframework.jmx.support
Contains support classes for connecting to local and remote MBeanServers and for exposing an MBeanServer to remote clients.
org.springframework.jndi
The classes in this package make JNDI easier to use, facilitating the accessing of configuration stored in JNDI, and provide useful superclasses for JNDI access classes.
org.springframework.jndi.support
Support classes for JNDI usage, including a JNDI-based BeanFactory implementation.
org.springframework.lang
Annotations indicating the use of core Java/JDK API beyond the API level of JDK 6 update 18.
org.springframework.mail
Spring's generic mail infrastructure.
org.springframework.mail.javamail
JavaMail support for Spring's mail infrastructure.
org.springframework.messaging
Support for working with messaging APIs and protocols.
org.springframework.messaging.converter
Provides support for message conversion.
org.springframework.messaging.core
Defines interfaces and implementation classes for messaging templates.
org.springframework.messaging.handler
Basic abstractions for working with message handler methods.
org.springframework.messaging.handler.annotation
Annotations and support classes for handling messages.
org.springframework.messaging.handler.annotation.support
Support classes for working with annotated message-handling methods.
org.springframework.messaging.handler.invocation
Common infrastructure for invoking message handler methods.
org.springframework.messaging.simp
Generic support for SImple Messaging Protocols including protocols such as STOMP.
org.springframework.messaging.simp.annotation
Annotations and for handling messages from SImple Messaging Protocols such as STOMP.
org.springframework.messaging.simp.annotation.support
Support classes for handling messages from simple messaging protocols (like STOMP).
org.springframework.messaging.simp.broker
Provides a "simple" message broker implementation along with an abstract base class and other supporting types such as a registry for subscriptions.
org.springframework.messaging.simp.config
Configuration support for WebSocket messaging using higher level messaging protocols.
org.springframework.messaging.simp.stomp
Generic support for simple messaging protocols (like STOMP).
org.springframework.messaging.simp.user
Support for handling messages to "user" destinations (i.e.
org.springframework.messaging.support
Provides implementations of Message along with a MessageBuilder and MessageHeaderAccessor for building and working with messages and message headers, as well as various MessageChannel implementations and channel interceptor support.
org.springframework.messaging.tcp
Contains abstractions and implementation classes for establishing TCP connections via TcpOperations, handling messages via TcpConnectionHandler, as well as sending messages via TcpConnection.
org.springframework.messaging.tcp.reactor
Contains support for TCP messaging based on Reactor.
org.springframework.mock.env
This package contains mock implementations of the Environment and PropertySource abstractions introduced in Spring 3.1.
org.springframework.mock.http
Mock implementations of client/server-side HTTP abstractions.
org.springframework.mock.http.client
Mock implementations of client-side HTTP abstractions.
org.springframework.mock.jndi
The simplest implementation of the JNDI SPI that could possibly work.
org.springframework.mock.staticmock  
org.springframework.mock.web
A comprehensive set of Servlet API 3.0 mock objects, targeted at usage with Spring's Web MVC framework.
org.springframework.mock.web.portlet
A comprehensive set of Portlet API 2.0 mock objects, targeted at usage with Spring's Web MVC framework.
org.springframework.objenesis
Spring's repackaging of Objenesis 2.6 (with SpringObjenesis entry point; for internal use only).
org.springframework.orm
Root package for Spring's O/R Mapping integration classes.
org.springframework.orm.hibernate3
Package providing integration of Hibernate 3.x with Spring concepts.
org.springframework.orm.hibernate3.annotation
Support package for the Hibernate 3 Annotation add-on, which supports JPA-compliant Java 5+ annotations for mappings.
org.springframework.orm.hibernate3.support
Classes supporting the org.springframework.orm.hibernate3 package.
org.springframework.orm.hibernate4
Package providing integration of Hibernate 4.x with Spring concepts.
org.springframework.orm.hibernate4.support
Classes supporting the org.springframework.orm.hibernate4 package.
org.springframework.orm.hibernate5
Package providing integration of Hibernate 5.x with Spring concepts.
org.springframework.orm.hibernate5.support
Classes supporting the org.springframework.orm.hibernate5 package.
org.springframework.orm.jdo
Package providing integration of JDO (Java Date Objects) with Spring concepts.
org.springframework.orm.jdo.support
Classes supporting the org.springframework.orm.jdo package.
org.springframework.orm.jpa
Package providing integration of JPA (Java Persistence API) with Spring concepts.
org.springframework.orm.jpa.persistenceunit
Internal support for managing JPA persistence units.
org.springframework.orm.jpa.support
Classes supporting the org.springframework.orm.jpa package.
org.springframework.orm.jpa.vendor
Support classes for adapting to specific JPA vendors.
org.springframework.oxm
Root package for Spring's O/X Mapping integration classes.
org.springframework.oxm.castor
Package providing integration of Castor within Spring's O/X Mapping support.
org.springframework.oxm.config
Provides an namespace handler for the Spring Object/XML namespace.
org.springframework.oxm.jaxb
Package providing integration of JAXB with Spring's O/X Mapping support.
org.springframework.oxm.jibx
Package providing integration of JiBX with Spring's O/X Mapping support.
org.springframework.oxm.mime
Contains (un)marshallers optimized to store binary data in MIME attachments.
org.springframework.oxm.support
Provides generic support classes for using Spring's O/X Mapping integration within various scenario's.
org.springframework.oxm.xmlbeans
Package providing integration of XMLBeans with Spring's O/X Mapping support.
org.springframework.oxm.xstream
Package providing integration of XStream with Spring's O/X Mapping support.
org.springframework.remoting
Exception hierarchy for Spring's remoting infrastructure, independent of any specific remote method invocation system.
org.springframework.remoting.caucho
This package provides remoting classes for Caucho's Hessian protocol: a proxy factory for accessing Hessian services, and an exporter for making beans available to Hessian clients.
org.springframework.remoting.httpinvoker
Remoting classes for transparent Java-to-Java remoting via HTTP invokers.
org.springframework.remoting.jaxws
Remoting classes for Web Services via JAX-WS (the successor of JAX-RPC), as included in Java 6 and Java EE 5.
org.springframework.remoting.rmi
Remoting classes for conventional RMI and transparent remoting via RMI invokers.
org.springframework.remoting.soap
SOAP-specific exceptions and support classes for Spring's remoting subsystem.
org.springframework.remoting.support
Generic support classes for remoting implementations.
org.springframework.scheduling
General exceptions for Spring's scheduling support, independent of any specific scheduling system.
org.springframework.scheduling.annotation
Java 5 annotation for asynchronous method execution.
org.springframework.scheduling.aspectj  
org.springframework.scheduling.commonj
Convenience classes for scheduling based on the CommonJ WorkManager/TimerManager facility, as supported by IBM WebSphere 6.0+ and BEA WebLogic 9.0+.
org.springframework.scheduling.concurrent
Scheduling convenience classes for the java.util.concurrent and javax.enterprise.concurrent packages, allowing to set up a ThreadPoolExecutor or ScheduledThreadPoolExecutor as a bean in a Spring context.
org.springframework.scheduling.config
Support package for declarative scheduling configuration, with XML schema being the primary configuration format.
org.springframework.scheduling.quartz
Support classes for the open source scheduler Quartz, allowing to set up Quartz Schedulers, JobDetails and Triggers as beans in a Spring context.
org.springframework.scheduling.support
Generic support classes for scheduling.
org.springframework.scripting
Core interfaces for Spring's scripting support.
org.springframework.scripting.bsh
Package providing integration of BeanShell (and BeanShell2) into Spring's scripting infrastructure.
org.springframework.scripting.config
Support package for Spring's dynamic language machinery, with XML schema being the primary configuration format.
org.springframework.scripting.groovy
Package providing integration of Groovy into Spring's scripting infrastructure.
org.springframework.scripting.jruby
Package providing integration of JRuby into Spring's scripting infrastructure.
org.springframework.scripting.support
Support classes for Spring's scripting package.
org.springframework.stereotype
Annotations denoting the roles of types or methods in the overall architecture (at a conceptual, rather than implementation, level).
org.springframework.test.annotation
Support classes for annotation-driven tests.
org.springframework.test.context
This package contains the Spring TestContext Framework which provides annotation-driven unit and integration testing support that is agnostic of the actual testing framework in use.
org.springframework.test.context.cache
Support for context caching within the Spring TestContext Framework.
org.springframework.test.context.jdbc
JDBC support classes for the Spring TestContext Framework, including support for declarative SQL script execution via @Sql.
org.springframework.test.context.junit4
Support classes for integrating the Spring TestContext Framework with JUnit 4.12 or higher.
org.springframework.test.context.junit4.rules
Custom JUnit Rules used in the Spring TestContext Framework.
org.springframework.test.context.junit4.statements
Custom JUnit Statements used in the Spring TestContext Framework.
org.springframework.test.context.support
Support classes for the Spring TestContext Framework.
org.springframework.test.context.testng
Support classes for ApplicationContext-based and transactional tests run with TestNG and the Spring TestContext Framework.
org.springframework.test.context.transaction
Transactional support classes for the Spring TestContext Framework.
org.springframework.test.context.util
Common utilities used within the Spring TestContext Framework.
org.springframework.test.context.web
Web support classes for the Spring TestContext Framework.
org.springframework.test.jdbc
Support classes for tests based on JDBC.
org.springframework.test.util
General utility classes for use in unit and integration tests.
org.springframework.test.web
Helper classes for unit tests based on Spring's web support.
org.springframework.test.web.client
Contains client-side REST testing support.
org.springframework.test.web.client.match
Contains built-in RequestMatcher implementations.
org.springframework.test.web.client.response
Contains built-in ResponseCreator implementations.
org.springframework.test.web.servlet
Contains server-side support for testing Spring MVC applications.
org.springframework.test.web.servlet.htmlunit
Server-side support for testing Spring MVC applications with MockMvc and HtmlUnit.
org.springframework.test.web.servlet.htmlunit.webdriver
Server-side support for testing Spring MVC applications with MockMvc and the Selenium HtmlUnitDriver.
org.springframework.test.web.servlet.request
Contains built-in RequestBuilder implementations.
org.springframework.test.web.servlet.result
Contains built-in ResultMatcher and ResultHandler implementations.
org.springframework.test.web.servlet.setup
Contains built-in MockMvcBuilder implementations.
org.springframework.transaction
Exception hierarchy for Spring's transaction infrastructure, independent of any specific transaction management system.
org.springframework.transaction.annotation
Spring's support for annotation-based transaction demarcation.
org.springframework.transaction.aspectj  
org.springframework.transaction.config
Support package for declarative transaction configuration, with XML schema being the primary configuration format.
org.springframework.transaction.event
Spring's support for listening to transaction events.
org.springframework.transaction.interceptor
AOP-based solution for declarative transaction demarcation.
org.springframework.transaction.jta
Transaction SPI implementation for JTA.
org.springframework.transaction.support
Support classes for the org.springframework.transaction package.
org.springframework.ui
Generic support for UI layer concepts.
org.springframework.ui.context
Contains classes defining the application context subinterface for UI applications.
org.springframework.ui.context.support
Classes supporting the org.springframework.ui.context package.
org.springframework.ui.freemarker
Support classes for setting up FreeMarker within a Spring application context.
org.springframework.ui.jasperreports
Support classes for JasperReports.
org.springframework.ui.velocity
Support classes for setting up Velocity within a Spring application context.
org.springframework.util
Miscellaneous utility classes, such as String manipulation utilities, a Log4J configurer, and a state holder for paged lists of objects.
org.springframework.util.backoff
A generic back-off abstraction.
org.springframework.util.comparator
Useful generic java.util.Comparator implementations, such as an invertible comparator and a compound comparator.
org.springframework.util.concurrent
Useful generic java.util.concurrent.Future extension.
org.springframework.util.xml
Miscellaneous utility classes for XML parsing and transformation, such as error handlers that log warnings via Commons Logging.
org.springframework.validation
Provides data binding and validation functionality, for usage in business and/or UI layers.
org.springframework.validation.annotation
Support classes for annotation-based constraint evaluation, e.g.
org.springframework.validation.beanvalidation
Support classes for integrating a JSR-303 Bean Validation provider (such as Hibernate Validator) into a Spring ApplicationContext and in particular with Spring's data binding and validation APIs.
org.springframework.validation.support
Support classes for handling validation results.
org.springframework.web
Common, generic interfaces that define minimal boundary points between Spring's web infrastructure and other framework modules.
org.springframework.web.accept
This package contains classes used to determine the requested the media types in a request.
org.springframework.web.bind
Provides web-specific data binding functionality.
org.springframework.web.bind.annotation
Annotations for binding requests to controllers and handler methods as well as for binding request parameters to method arguments.
org.springframework.web.bind.annotation.support
Support classes for web annotation processing.
org.springframework.web.bind.support
Support classes for web data binding.
org.springframework.web.client
Core package of the client-side web support.
org.springframework.web.client.support
Classes supporting the org.springframework.web.client package.
org.springframework.web.context
Contains a variant of the application context interface for web applications, and the ContextLoaderListener that bootstraps a root web application context.
org.springframework.web.context.annotation
Provides convenience annotations for web scopes.
org.springframework.web.context.request
Support for generic request context holding, in particular for scoping of application objects per HTTP request or HTTP session.
org.springframework.web.context.request.async
Support for asynchronous request processing.
org.springframework.web.context.support
Classes supporting the org.springframework.web.context package, such as WebApplicationContext implementations and various utility classes.
org.springframework.web.cors
Support for CORS (Cross-Origin Resource Sharing), based on a common CorsProcessor strategy.
org.springframework.web.filter
Provides generic filter base classes allowing for bean-style configuration.
org.springframework.web.jsf
Support classes for integrating a JSF web layer with a Spring service layer which is hosted in a Spring root WebApplicationContext.
org.springframework.web.jsf.el
ELResolvers for integrating a JSF web layer with a Spring service layer which is hosted in a Spring root WebApplicationContext.
org.springframework.web.method
Common infrastructure for handler method processing, as used by Spring MVC's org.springframework.web.servlet.mvc.method package.
org.springframework.web.method.annotation
Support classes for annotation-based handler method processing.
org.springframework.web.method.support
Generic support classes for handler method processing.
org.springframework.web.multipart
Multipart resolution framework for handling file uploads.
org.springframework.web.multipart.commons
MultipartResolver implementation for Apache Commons FileUpload.
org.springframework.web.multipart.support
Support classes for the multipart resolution framework.
org.springframework.web.portlet
Provides JSR-286 portlets that integrate with the application context infrastructure, and the core interfaces and classes for the Portlet variant of Spring's web MVC framework.
org.springframework.web.portlet.bind
Provides Portlet-specific data binding functionality.
org.springframework.web.portlet.bind.annotation
Annotations for binding portlet requests to handler methods.
org.springframework.web.portlet.context
Support for Spring's application context concept in a portlet environment, including ApplicationContext implementations and various utility classes.
org.springframework.web.portlet.handler
Provides standard HandlerMapping implementations, including abstract base classes for custom implementations.
org.springframework.web.portlet.multipart
Multipart resolution framework for handling file uploads.
org.springframework.web.portlet.mvc
Standard controller implementations for the Portlet MVC framework that comes with Spring.
org.springframework.web.portlet.mvc.annotation
Support package for annotation-based Portlet MVC controllers.
org.springframework.web.portlet.util
Miscellaneous Portlet utility classes.
org.springframework.web.servlet
Provides servlets that integrate with the application context infrastructure, and the core interfaces and classes for the Spring web MVC framework.
org.springframework.web.servlet.config
Defines the XML configuration namespace for Spring MVC.
org.springframework.web.servlet.config.annotation
Annotation-based setup for Spring MVC.
org.springframework.web.servlet.handler
Provides standard HandlerMapping implementations, including abstract base classes for custom implementations.
org.springframework.web.servlet.i18n
Locale support classes for Spring's web MVC framework.
org.springframework.web.servlet.mvc
Standard controller implementations for the Servlet MVC framework that comes with Spring.
org.springframework.web.servlet.mvc.annotation
Support package for annotation-based Servlet MVC controllers.
org.springframework.web.servlet.mvc.condition
Common MVC logic for matching incoming requests based on conditions.
org.springframework.web.servlet.mvc.method
Servlet-based infrastructure for handler method processing, building on the org.springframework.web.method package.
org.springframework.web.servlet.mvc.method.annotation
MVC infrastructure for annotation-based handler method processing, building on the org.springframework.web.method.annotation package.
org.springframework.web.servlet.mvc.multiaction
Package allowing MVC Controller implementations to handle requests at method rather than class level.
org.springframework.web.servlet.mvc.support
Support package for MVC controllers.
org.springframework.web.servlet.resource
Support classes for serving static resources.
org.springframework.web.servlet.support
Support classes for Spring's web MVC framework.
org.springframework.web.servlet.tags
Spring's JSP standard tag library for JSP 2.0+.
org.springframework.web.servlet.tags.form
Spring's form tag library for JSP 2.0+.
org.springframework.web.servlet.theme
Theme support classes for Spring's web MVC framework.
org.springframework.web.servlet.view
Provides standard View and ViewResolver implementations, including abstract base classes for custom implementations.
org.springframework.web.servlet.view.document
Support classes for document generation, providing View implementations for PDF and Excel.
org.springframework.web.servlet.view.feed
Support classes for feed generation, providing View implementations for Atom and RSS.
org.springframework.web.servlet.view.freemarker
Support classes for the integration of FreeMarker as Spring web view technology.
org.springframework.web.servlet.view.groovy
Support classes for the integration of Groovy Templates as Spring web view technology.
org.springframework.web.servlet.view.jasperreports
Support classes for the integration of JasperReports as Spring web view technology.
org.springframework.web.servlet.view.json
Support classes for providing a View implementation based on JSON serialization.
org.springframework.web.servlet.view.script
Support classes for views based on the JSR-223 script engine abstraction (as included in Java 6+), e.g.
org.springframework.web.servlet.view.tiles2
Support classes for the integration of Tiles 2 (the standalone version of Tiles) as Spring web view technology.
org.springframework.web.servlet.view.tiles3
Support classes for the integration of Tiles 3 (the standalone version of Tiles) as Spring web view technology.
org.springframework.web.servlet.view.velocity
Support classes for the integration of Velocity as Spring web view technology.
org.springframework.web.servlet.view.xml
Support classes for providing a View implementation based on XML Marshalling.
org.springframework.web.servlet.view.xslt
Support classes for XSLT, providing a View implementation for XSLT stylesheets.
org.springframework.web.socket
Common abstractions and Spring configuration support for WebSocket applications.
org.springframework.web.socket.adapter
Classes adapting Spring's WebSocket API to and from WebSocket providers.
org.springframework.web.socket.adapter.jetty
Adapter classes for the Jetty WebSocket API.
org.springframework.web.socket.adapter.standard
Adapter classes for the standard Java WebSocket API.
org.springframework.web.socket.client
Client-side abstractions for WebSocket applications.
org.springframework.web.socket.client.jetty
Client-side support for the Jetty WebSocket API.
org.springframework.web.socket.client.standard
Client-side classes for use with standard Java WebSocket endpoints.
org.springframework.web.socket.config
Configuration support for WebSocket request handling.
org.springframework.web.socket.config.annotation
Support for annotation-based WebSocket setup in configuration classes.
org.springframework.web.socket.handler
Convenient WebSocketHandler implementations and decorators.
org.springframework.web.socket.messaging
WebSocket integration for Spring's messaging module.
org.springframework.web.socket.server
Server-side abstractions for WebSocket interactions.
org.springframework.web.socket.server.jetty
Server-side support for the Jetty 9+ WebSocket API.
org.springframework.web.socket.server.standard
Server-side classes for use with standard JSR-356 WebSocket endpoints.
org.springframework.web.socket.server.support
Server-side support classes including container-specific strategies for upgrading a request.
org.springframework.web.socket.sockjs
Top-level SockJS types.
org.springframework.web.socket.sockjs.client
SockJS client implementation of WebSocketClient.
org.springframework.web.socket.sockjs.frame
Support classes for creating SockJS frames including the encoding and decoding of SockJS message frames.
org.springframework.web.socket.sockjs.support
Support classes for SockJS including an AbstractSockJsService implementation.
org.springframework.web.socket.sockjs.transport
Server-side support for SockJS transports including TransportHandler implementations for processing incoming requests, their session counterparts for sending messages over the various transports, and DefaultSockJsService.
org.springframework.web.socket.sockjs.transport.handler
TransportHandler implementation classes as well as a concrete SockJsService.
org.springframework.web.socket.sockjs.transport.session
SockJS specific implementations of WebSocketSession.
org.springframework.web.util
Miscellaneous web utility classes, such as HTML escaping, Log4j initialization, and cookie handling.

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