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Spring MVC Beginner’s Guide by Amuthan G

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Time for action – adding a welcome page

To create and add a welcome page, we need to execute the following steps:

  1. Create a WEB-INF/jsp/ directory structure under the src/main/webapp/ directory; create a jsp view file called welcome.jsp under the src/main/webapp/WEB-INF/jsp/ directory, and add the following code snippets into it and save it:
    <%@ taglib prefix="c" uri="http://java.sun.com/jsp/jstl/core"%> <html> <head> <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1"> <link rel="stylesheet" href="//netdna.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/3.0.0/css/bootstrap.min.css"> <title>Welcome</title> </head> <body> <section> <div class="jumbotron"> <div class="container"> <h1> ${greeting} </h1> <p> ${tagline} </p> </div> </div> </section> </body> ...

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