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Spring Web Flow 2 Web Development by Sven Luppken, Markus Stauble

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Chapter 1. Introduction

Nearly every day you read about a new release of a framework for developing web based applications. The Spring Framework is no exception. What makes Spring Web Flow(SWF) (second version, unless explicitly mentioned otherwise) special is that this framework not only solves one part of the tasks that have to be done in the development of a web application, but also helps you organize the flow (the order in which pages are called) inside your web application. Additionally, it manages the storage of data. However, to build a complete web application, you need more than Spring Web Flow. Therefore, we will also explain how to integrate Spring Web Flow with other frameworks.

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