When it comes to web application development, reusability and maintenance are two important factors that need to be considered. Apache Tiles is another popular open source framework that encourages reusable template-based web application development.
In this chapter, you are going to see how to incorporate the Apache Tiles framework within a Spring MVC application, so that we can obtain maximum reusability of frontend templates with the help of Apache Tiles. Apache Tiles are mostly used to reduce redundant code in the frontend by leveraging frontend templates. After finishing this chapter, you will have a basic idea about decomposing pages using reusable Apache Tile templates.