© Joseph B. Ottinger and Andrew Lombardi 2019
J. B. Ottinger, A. LombardiBeginning Spring 5https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4486-9_6

6. Spring Web

Joseph B. Ottinger1  and Andrew Lombardi2
Laguna Beach, CA, USA

6.1 Introduction to Spring MVC

Spring Web is a framework that provides a Model View Controller (MVC) architecture to develop applications with Spring for the Web. In the previous chapter, we built out several servlets running within the Spring framework, but aside from the beans and other management aspects you get baked into Spring, we were still using regular servlets in the previous chapter. And as we saw in the previous chapter, nothing stops you from doing this; however as we’ll hopefully be able to show, using ...

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