Millions of developers choose SpringSource technologies to simplify enterprise Java development and dramatically improve productivity and application quality. SpringSource employs the open source leaders who created and drive innovation for Spring, the de facto standard programming model for enterprise Java applications, as well as the thought leaders within the Groovy and Grails open source communities.

Spring is a popular and widely deployed open source framework that helps developers build high quality applications faster. Spring provides a consistent programming and configuration model that is well understood and used by millions of developers worldwide. Unlike the traditional Java EE platform, Spring provides a range of capabilities for creating enterprise Java, rich web, and enterprise integration applications that can be consumed in a lightweight, a-la-carte manner.

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