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I was reading through the documentation on http://www.springframework.net/. I was extremely impressed with this framework despite the amount of xml configuration it requires. I was wondering why this framework is not in the "buzz" . Any shortcomings? They are even up to speed with CLR 4.

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I wanted to make this question a community wiki... is that option gone? –  Perpetualcoder Feb 9 '11 at 20:47
    
Wiki still works; but you cannot mark a question community wiki - see first answer to this question on meta. –  Marijn Feb 9 '11 at 21:05
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The main reason why I do not use Spring is the lack of "easy" documentation. I found it while browsing the web for libraries supporting a certain design pattern (guess which one!). You hit this overwhelming website full of information that is telling to how to do something but never explains why. More diagrams and hand-holding would be wonderful.

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First Guess: DI / IoC –  Perpetualcoder Feb 10 '11 at 18:00
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