Chapter 3. Building web applications with Spring Web MVC

This chapter covers

  • Creating your first Spring Web MVC application
  • Serving and processing forms
  • Configuring Spring Web MVC
  • Spring Mobile technology preview

This book is mostly about web application development, partly because that’s where the bulk of your authors’ experience lies, and partly because there’s enough interesting material to support an entire book. (Actually, there’s enough to support a lot of books, as any visit to your local bookstore will reveal.) Therefore most of the recipes involve some amount of web-related code and configuration, and you’ll find that many of the same ideas and techniques recur throughout. Instead of repeating those over and over, we’ll take ...

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