Demonstrates the capabilities of the Spring MVC web framework through small, simple examples. After reviewing this showcase, you should have a good understanding of what Spring MVC can do and get a feel for how easy it is to use. Includes project code along with a supporting slideshow and screen cast.
In this showcase you'll see the following in action:
- The simplest possible @Controller
- Mapping Requests
- Obtaining Request Data
- Generating Responses
- Message Converters
- Rendering Views
- Type Conversion
- File Upload
- Exception Handling
Clone the repository:
$ git clone git://github.com/SpringSource/spring-mvc-showcase.git
If this is your first time using Github, review http://help.github.com to learn the basics.
From the command line with Maven:
$ cd spring-mvc-showcase $ mvn tomcat:run
In your preferred IDE such as SpringSource Tool Suite (STS) or IDEA:
- Import spring-mvc-showcase as a Maven Project
- Drag-n-drop the project onto the "SpringSource tc Server Developer Edition" or another Servlet 2.5 or > Server to run, such as Tomcat.
Access the deployed web application at: http://localhost:8080/spring-mvc-showcase/
Framework version illustrated: Spring MVC 3.1
The slide presentation is located in this directory and named MasteringSpringMVC3.pdf.
A screen cast showing the showcase in action is available in QuickTime format.