Chapter 6. Advanced web applications


This chapter covers
  • Customizing Spring Roo scaffolds
  • Customizing Roo UI elements
  • Localization


In the last chapter, we discussed how to build Spring MVC web applications, apply scaffolding to automatically generate your controllers and views, and how the Roo custom tag libraries add dynamic behaviors such as client-side validation.


Push-In the Scaffolds for Full Control

When you’re ready to diverge from the standard scaffolding, you can choose to either start with a new controller and views, or use the scaffolding as a baseline. To do the latter, use your IDE (STS or IntelliJ) to push-in every method so that all of the controller code resides in the controller itself. You can then simply remove ...

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