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

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Chapter 4. Spring Faces

The main focus of the Spring Web Flow framework is to deliver the infrastructure to describe the page flow of a web application. The flow itself is a very important element of a web application, because it describes its structure, particularly the structure of the implemented business use cases. But besides the flow which is only in the background, the user of your application is interested in the graphical user interface (GUI). Therefore, we need a solution of how to provide a rich user interface to the users. One framework which offers components is JavaServer Faces (JSF). With the release of Spring Web Flow 2, an integration module to connect these two technologies has been introduced. The name of the module is Spring ...

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