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Gary Mak, founder and chief consultant of Meta-Archit Software Technology Limited, has been a technical architect and application developer on the enterprise Java platform for more than seven years. He is the author of the Apress books Spring Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach and Pro SpringSource dm Server. In his career, Gary has developed a number of Java-based software projects, most of which are application frameworks, system infrastructures, and software tools. He enjoys designing and implementing the complex parts of software projects. Gary has a master's degree in computer science. His research interests include object-oriented technology, aspect-oriented technology, design patterns, software reuse, and domain-driven development.
Gary specializes in building enterprise applications on technologies including Spring, Hibernate, JPA, JSF, Portlet, AJAX, and OSGi. He has been using the Spring Framework in his projects since Spring version 1.0. Gary has been an instructor of courses on enterprise Java, Spring, Hibernate, Web Services, and agile development. He has written a series of Spring and Hibernate tutorials as course materials, parts of which are open to the public, and they're gaining popularity in the Java community. In his spare time, he enjoys playing tennis and watching tennis competitions.
It was exactly what I was looking for..It provides clear, precise solutions to every day problems. It also introduced me to several areas of Spring that I had not used before.Published 8 months ago by William Powell
This book is suitable for whom either are new to spring framework or have been working with spring framework for a while but try to find some solutions to the problems in his or... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Jeremy Song
This book contains useful data but I don't like the problem solution approach. I think that this book is certainly not for pure beginner with spring, I would recommend Pro Spring 3... Read morePublished 16 months ago by DURAND
Do yourself a favor. Don't waste your money in this book. Outdated, poorly written, errors in the code examples and the approach taken to do an overview of the Spring Framework,... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Ek
It does not cover a 100% of all the topics, but helps you get some ground on any specific technology supported by Spring framework. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Just another guy in IT
How would you rate an electronic "recipes" technical book that does not include a table of content? I just can't use it. Read morePublished 24 months ago by Rodrigo Ramirez
I recommend this book for Spring developers. By far the best in the market on Spring Framework Provides a detailed info on major topics of Spring framework (MVC, IOC, REST, etc). Read morePublished on October 22, 2012 by Vamsi K
This book has some good sample code but much of it not in context. So for example SpringBeanAutoWiringInterceptor looks really good in this book but there's no "used with... Read morePublished on October 10, 2012 by WILLIAM K GATES
IMO, the main purpose of books like this is to provide working examples. However, in this respect I found Spring In Action completely unsatisfactory. Read morePublished on September 6, 2012 by michrony