Advanced unit testing (with) your Spring configuration

If you drop XML and configure your Spring web application in Java, you’ll still want to test your application. In fact, you can now also test your configuration.
A previous blog post describes how.

REST webservices do not need integration tests

For REST webservices, integration tests have become superfluous. Not that testing them is not important (it is), but because we can fully test them using component tests.
This post continues our series to replace our Spring XML configuration with code and to fully test it and the code that uses it. As a finale, I’ll demonstrate how to test REST webservices during the unit/component test phase, thus reducing the amount of time spent testing.

Easy Installer with IzPack

Normally, when an application is completed, it is customary to give a war or zip to the deployment manager with the accompanying instructions.