Uses of Interface

Packages that use HierarchicalBeanFactory
SPI interfaces and configuration-related convenience classes for bean factories.
Classes supporting the org.springframework.beans.factory package.
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.
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.
Contains a variant of the application context interface for web applications, and the ContextLoaderListener that bootstraps a root web application context.
Classes supporting the org.springframework.web.context package, such as WebApplicationContext implementations and various utility classes.