Harrop is the author of five books, including Pro Spring, a widely-acclaimed, comprehensive resource on the Spring Framework.
Harrop has been a core developer of the Spring Framework since June 2004 and leads the JMX and AOP efforts. He co-founded U.K.-based software company, Cake Solutions, in May 2001, having spent the previous two years working as lead developer for a successful dotcom start-up. Rob is a member of the JCP and is involved in the JSR-255 Expert Group for JMX 2.0.
This non-tutorial tome attempts to be nearly all things to nearly all Spring developers. At first, the syntax and layout seems somewhat clumsy, but the book does have a LOT of... Read morePublished on June 24, 2012 by NSAES
this book offers a lot of information, but incomplete, lack detail, and not well connected.
it contain alot of trash that doesnt help writing oo code in java. Read more
Takes forever to get nowhere: Authors use about 800 pages in order to explain Spring (trivially a framework, i.e. Read morePublished on August 7, 2008 by Michele
Lots of good information on the Spring framework, at least for 2005. While I can find a lot of it online already, especially in the excellent documentation provided with the... Read morePublished on August 23, 2007 by J. Reem
1. Excellent Organization
2. Easy to Read - explanations are concise and easy to follow, even for Spring beginner like me.
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At my old position, I constantly referenced this book, but fortunately the company owned the book. When I left that job, I purchased my own copy. Read morePublished on April 27, 2007 by D. Young
I'm finding it hard to get into "Pro Spring". In all fairness, I've only read three chapters. However, after those three chapters, it is still unclear just what "Spring" is and... Read morePublished on March 18, 2007 by Wayne Cannon
This book gives a good introduction to the Spring Framework, Aspect-Oriented Programming, and Inversion of Control on a whole. Read morePublished on March 18, 2007 by C. Trevarthen
I'm sure this book does an excellent job of reviewing all the possible uses of each component of Spring. Unfortunately, I couldn't stay awake long enough to find out. Read morePublished on March 7, 2007 by Bob Robinson