Chapter 8. Working with Spring Web Flow


This chapter covers
  • Creating conversational web applications
  • Defining flow states and actions
  • Securing web flows


One of the strangely wonderful things about the internet is that it’s so easy to get lost. There are so many things to see and read. The hyperlink is at the core of the internet’s power. But at the same time it’s no wonder they call it the web. Just like webs built by spiders, it traps anyone who happens to crawl across it.

I’ll confess: one reason why it took me so long to write this book is because I once got lost in an endless path of Wikipedia links.

There are times when a web application must take control of a web surfer’s voyage, leading the user step by step through the application. ...

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