I was looking for a "getting started", "hello-world" or something of that sort for Spring. Imagine my surprise when I found this:
SPR-101: Getting Started With Spring Training
Submitted by class editor on Mon, 12/22/2008 - 16:16.
Getting Started With Spring is a two-day training course focused toward experienced Java and JEE developers who need a brief, yet comprehensive, course to get them “up and running “ and writing Spring-powered applications in as little time as possible.
OMG! 2 days of study needed just to get me started on one library?! WTF!!!