Uses of Class

The core package implementing Spring's lightweight Inversion of Control (IoC) container.
SPI interfaces and configuration-related convenience classes for bean factories.
Classes supporting the org.springframework.beans.factory package.
Annotation support for the Application Context, including JSR-250 "common" annotations, component-scanning, and Java-based metadata for creating Spring-managed objects.
Classes supporting the org.springframework.context package, such as abstract base classes for ApplicationContext implementations and a MessageSource implementation.
Support classes for JNDI usage, including a JNDI-based BeanFactory implementation.
Package providing integration of JPA (Java Persistence API) with Spring concepts.
Classes supporting the org.springframework.orm.jpa package.