Chapter 5. Rapid web applications with Roo


This chapter covers
  • Converting your application into a web application
  • Developing controllers and views
  • The web scaffolding engine
  • Customizing your application


If you’re like us and have written a lot of web application code, you probably expect to spend a significant amount of time to configure a web application. Because you want to get started, you may just want to dive right in, install Spring MVC by hand, and write some code against these entities.

Stop! Don’t touch that keyboard yet! We’ll show you how to save even more time by letting Roo configure and generate your web application for you.

In this chapter we use a simple Roo shell command, web mvc controller, to install Spring’s MVC ...

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