Time for action – adding class-level request mapping
Let's add a
@RequestMapping annotation on our
ProductController class to demonstrate the relative request mapping feature. However, before that, we just want to ensure that you have already replaced the
ProductRepository reference with the
ProductService reference in the
ProductController class as part of the previous chapter's Time for action – creating a service object section. Because contacting the persistence layer directly from the presentation layer is not a best practice, all access to the persistence layer should go through the service layer. Perform the following steps (those who have completed this exercise can directly start from step 5; others please continue from step 1):
- Create ...