Spring's internationalization support

The HMS must have the capability to support many languages which is one of the marketing strategies to promote the business. Spring MVC supports internationalization (i18n) of a web application.

Configuration

The configuration starts with the declaration of org.springframework.web.filter.CharacterEncodingFilter in the web.xml. Some developers skip this part but for the HMS it is essential to include this class to specify or enforce character encoding if browsers typically do not set a character encoding by default. The application prefers to use the encoding setting UTF-8 to achieve the desired text.

<filter> <filter-name> encodefilter</filter-name> <filter-class> org.springframework.web.filter.CharacterEncodingFilter ...

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