The Bootiful Application

Alright, so maybe «bootiful» won't ever work, but I tried, and it was worth it too because you're reading this. Spring Boot, the new convention-over-configuration centric framework from the Spring team at Pivotal, marries Spring's flexibility with conventional, common sense defaults to make application development not just fly, but pleasant! Spring Boot aims to make address the common functional and non-functional requirements that gate quickly moving to production.

Josh Long 

The Spring Developer Advocate. The author of several books and publications on the Spring framework and the cloud. Have spoken and/or keynoted on four different continents in numerous countries and even more cities on open source, application development, and — particularly — the Spring framework. Work at SpringSource as the Spring Developer Advocate do, or have, contributed to many open source projects including Spring Integration, Spring Batch, the Activiti BPMN2 workflow engine, and many more.