C H A P T E R  4

Spring MVC Architecture

In this chapter, you will dive into the internals of Spring MVC, taking a close look at the org.springframework.web.servlet.DispatcherServlet. You will begin by learning how an incoming request is handled by the servlet, as well as how to identify which components play a role in the request handling. After these components have been identified, you will go deeper into the roles and functions of the different components and the different implementations of those components. You will also learn how to configure the org.springframework.web.servlet.DispatcherServlet, in part by examining the default configuration.

DispatcherServlet Request Processing Workflow

In the previous chapter, you learned about the ...

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