Conditional Java Configurations in Spring Framework
Spring Framework offers very flexible means for binding application components. Externalizable properties, composite configuration, nested application contexts and profiles.
Sometimes, it is necessary to control whether particular beans or
@Configuration will be loaded or not. Spring Framework v.4.1.x does not provide that feature out of the box. But, hopefully, Spring allows conditional bean initialization (see
@Profile implementation and
So, I created the annotation
@Enabled which allows me to control bean instantiation via properties.
@Enabled indicates that a component is eligible for registration when evaluated expression is true. This annotation should be used in conjunction with Configuration and Bean annotations.