SpringSource offers relief to alleviate Java bloat

SpringSource is introducing a Java application platform intended to alleviate the perceived “bloat” of legacy Java application servers. The SpringSource Applications Platform, its beta unveiled today, is intended as a simpler alternative to the way in which Java applications are created. The platform is built on a combination of open-source technologies—Apache Tomcat, the Eclipse IDE, […]

SpringSource is introducing a Java application platform intended to alleviate the perceived “bloat” of legacy Java application servers.

The SpringSource Applications Platform, its beta unveiled today, is intended as a simpler alternative to the way in which Java applications are created. The platform is built on a combination of open-source technologies—Apache Tomcat, the Eclipse IDE, OSGi and the Spring Framework—that is designed to create a complete enterprise application stack for developing, deploying and maintaining Java applications, said Rod Johnson, CEO of SpringSource, the commercial sponsor of the Spring open-source framework.

The key to the SpringSource Application Platform’s appeal is its modular design, said Johnson.

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