Chapter 2. Spring MVC Architecture – Architecting Your Web Store
What we saw in the first chapter was nothing but a glimpse of Spring MVC. Our total focus was just to get a Spring MVC application running. Now it's time for us to deep dive into the Spring MVC architecture.
By the end of this chapter, you will have a clear understanding of:
- The Dispatcher servlet and request mapping
- Web application context and configuration
- Spring MVC request flow and Web MVC
- A typical Spring web application architecture
In the first chapter, we provided a little introduction to the Dispatcher servlet and you saw how to configure a Dispatcher servlet using the
DispatcherServletInitializer class. You learned that every web request first comes to the ...