I'm learning Spring 3 and I don't seem to grasp the functionality behind
From what I've read they seem to handle different annotations (
@Autowired etc vs
@Service etc), but also from what I've read they register the same bean post processor classes.
To confuse me even more, there is an
annotation-config attribute on
Can someone shed some light on these tags? What's similar, what's different, is one superseded by the other, they complete each other, do I need one of them, both?