Are frameworks making developers dumb?

Last week I got to take interviews to hire senior java developers with around 5 years of experience. But after the interview process is over I felt like the frameworks makes developers life easier but at the same time making them dumb. Everyone puts almost all the new frameworks on their resume claiming they have “Strong, working experience on Spring, Hibernate, Web Services etc”. Here is how the interviews went on. Me: You have used Spring in your latest project. What are the advantages of using Spring?Interviewee: We can configure beans in XML and it will take care of instantiating

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