Choose spring-framework-3.0.3.RELEASE Download option as shown on the picture below:
Fill out this form and click Access Download button:
Choose Spring Framework download with or without documentation, click it with your right mouse button and choose "save as" option. as shown on the picture.
Extracting Spring download: Now extract the downloaded file (spring-framework-3.0.3.RELEASE.zip) into your favorite directory with Winzip/Winrar or an other extracting program u have installed on your computer. Depending upon the system speed it will take around 1 minute.
Once extract go to the extracted folder and you will find many files.
Here is the screen shot of the directory:
The dist directory of the spring framework contains the spring modules (modules directory) library files. We are mostly concern with these jar files. We will copy these jar files into our development environment. These jar files are:
We will be using these libraries as per our requirement in our application.
Another most important directory is "lib", which contains required library files for the application.
The following libraries are included in the Spring Framework distribution because they are required either for building the framework or for running the sample apps. Note that each of these libraries is subject to the respective license; check the respective project distribution/website before using any of them in your own applications.