Matt Raible shows how to eliminate XML by configuring Spring beans with JavaConfig and annotations, and how to remove web.xml and configure web components with Java.
Matt Raible is a well-known figure in the Java community, and has been building web applications for most of his adult life. For over 15 years, he has helped companies adopt open source technologies (Spring, Hibernate, GWT, Grails, Bootstrap, jQuery) and use them effectively.
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I still prefer XML