Summer - The HTML5 Library for Java and Scala

Summer is the next generation presentation layer library for Spring MVC. It provides the world's best HTML5 template engine and takes advantage of many Spring 3 features like content negotiation, REST support, resource handling and various others. In addition it supports out of the box a number of Java EE 6 specifications like Servlet 3.0, JPA 2.0, Bean Validation and EL 2.2.

Summer enables the creation of true web modules that package every required static resource. It makes AJAX really simple by providing partial page rendering capabilities. Support for HTML5 WebSockets is available through the popular Atmosphere framework while extended CSS capabilities and optimization are possible thanks to our LESS for Java wrapper.


The latest and greatest development version of the plugin can be found at GitHub.


Sample Application on CloudFoundry | Sample Application on Google AppEngine


Overview | Presentation (from Spring I/O)


Create and run a blank Summer project by using the following commands:


In order to use Summer you need the following records to your Maven 2 POM file:

The list of available artifacts includes the following:


Summer is licensed under the terms of the Apache License, Version 2.0.


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