Spring Security provides security services for the Spring IO Platform. Spring Security 3.1 requires Spring 3.0.3 as a minimum and also requires Java 5.
For a detailed list of features and access to the latest release, please visit Spring projects.
See downloading Spring artifacts for Maven repository information.
We recommend you visit Spring Security Reference and read the "Getting Started" page.
Building from Source
Spring Security uses a Gradle-based build system.
In the instructions below,
./gradlew is invoked from the root of the source tree and serves as
a cross-platform, self-contained bootstrap mechanism for the build.
Be sure that your
JAVA_HOME environment variable points to the
jdk1.7.0 folder extracted from the JDK download.
Check out sources
git clone email@example.com:spring-projects/spring-security.git
Install all spring-\* jars into your local Maven cache
Compile and test; build all jars, distribution zips, and docs
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See also the Gradle build and release FAQ.
Spring Security is Open Source software released under the Apache 2.0 license.