Spring SpEL Tutorial

Spring SpEL Tutorial

The Spring Expression Language, SpEL is a very powerful expression language and it supports querying and manipulating an object graph at runtime. It offers many advanced features like method invocation and basic string templating functionality.

Spring Expression Language was originally created for the Spring community to have a single well supported expression language to be used across all the products in the Spring portfolio. While SpEL serves as the foundation for expression evaluation within the Spring portfolio, it is not directly tied to Spring and can be used independently.

In this tutorial, we'll cover Spring Expression Language, SpEL in Spring framework which helps in solving the common problems developers/users face in spring framework based applications.


This tutorial is designed for Java programmers with a need to understand the Spring framework in detail along with its architecture and actual usage. This tutorial will bring you at an intermediate level of expertise, from where you can take yourself to higher levels of expertise.


Before proceeding with this tutorial, you should have a good understanding of Java programming language.