Jeremy Grelle discusses the following technologies from the Spring ecosystem: Spring 3.0, in greater detail, and Spring Integration, Spring Blaze and Spring Roo in less detail. For Spring 3.0 he covers the following topics: Themes, Generics, Annotated Factory Methods, Meta-Annotations, Spring Expression Language (SpEL), MVC, Rest Template. The talk ends with a demonstration of Roo.
After a quick introduction to Spring Batch and Integration, Dave Syer and Mark Fisher demo using them for real life situations where automation can save both operators and developers a lot of time by running automated safe-failing and auto-restartable batch jobs.
In this keynote, Rod Johnson discusses the history of Spring, the core Spring values, Spring 3.0 features, upgrading the Spring Portfolio to use Spring 3.0, Spring Integration, Groovy, Grails, Grails plugins, tc Server, Spring Insight, SpringSource Tool Suite, the VMWare acquisition, Cloud Foundry and the Enterprise Java Cloud.