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How to use FileSystemXmlApplicationContext in Spring Framework with Example
FileSystemXmlApplicationContext is a class which reads xml spring configuration from the machine file path.

ApplicationContext context = new FileSystemXmlApplicationContext("d:/beans.xml");
Step.1 Start a Java Project with Spring Jars 
  1. Open Eclipse
  2. Click on menu New -> Others
  3. In wizards type "Java Project" and Select "Java Project"
  4. Click Next
  5. Enter project name as "FileSystemXmlApplicationContextExample", then click Next
  6. Goto Libraries tab, then click on Add External JARs, then select Spring's 21 Framework Jars and commons-logging-1.1.jar.
  7. Click Finish.
Step.2 Project Explorer Preview 

And beans.xml in D: directory.
package com.springexamples;

public class SayHello {
    public void sayGoodMorning(){
        System.out.println("Hi, Good Morning!");
    public void sayGoodEvening(){
        System.out.println("Hi, Good Evening!");
    public void sayGoodNight(){
        System.out.println("Hi, Good Night!");
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<beans xmlns=""

    <bean id="hello" class="com.springexamples.SayHello" />
package com.springexamples;

import org.springframework.context.ApplicationContext;

public class RunMyProgram {
    public static void main(String[] args) {
        ApplicationContext context = new FileSystemXmlApplicationContext("d:/beans.xml");
        SayHello hello = (SayHello) context.getBean("hello");
Hi, Good Morning!
Hi, Good Evening!
Hi, Good Night!
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