Chapter 2. Getting started with Roo


This chapter covers
  • Creating projects with the Roo shell
  • Roo project layout and architecture
  • SpringSource Tool Suite integration
  • Refactoring Roo code and leaving Roo behind


You saw in chapter 1 that Spring Roo, with only a few commands, can really make you more productive as a Spring developer. And by now you’re probably itching to get started on your own Roo-based application. You’ve come to the right place.

In this chapter, we use the Roo shell to create and manipulate an application. We look “under the hood,” exploring the physical layout of a typical Spring Roo project. You’ll learn where key artifacts are located and define some of the key configuration files and directory structures. We also ...

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