Spring Web Flow 2 Web Development
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- Design, develop, and test your web applications using the Spring Web Flow 2 framework
- Enhance your web applications with progressive AJAX, Spring security integration, and Spring Faces
- Stay up-to-date with the latest version of Spring Web Flow
- Walk through the creation of a bug tracker web application with clear explanations
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Setup for Spring Web Flow 2
Chapter 3: The Basics of Spring Web Flow 2
Chapter 4: Spring Faces
Chapter 5: Mastering Spring Web Flow
Chapter 6: Testing Spring Web Flow Applications
Chapter 7: Security
Appendix A: flow.trac:The Model for the Examples
Appendix B: Running on the SpringSource dm Server
Spring Web Flow 2 Web Development is both a great “getting started” book for people wanting to learn SWF2 and serves as a good high-level “getting started” with web programming using Spring / Java EE. Definitely worth the time and money. Read More
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Errata type: Code| Page number: 43
There is a typo in the code. <bean id="userservice" class="com.webflow2book.UserService" /> should be <bean id="userservice" class="com.webflow2book.UserServiceImpl" />.
Errata type: Code | Page number: 43
The </bean> after <bean id="userservice" class="com.webflow2book.UserService" /> is not required as the bean tag has already been closed. <bean id="userservice" class="com.webflow2book.UserService" /></bean> should be <bean id="userservice" class="com.webflow2book.UserServiceImpl" />.
Errata type: Typo| Page number: 73
(in the table) change: |Name | Description| |Id | The name of the input variable to: |Name | Description| |name | The name of the input variable
Errata type: Typo | Page number: 73
(in the table) change: |Name | Description| |Type | The type of the input variable. If you specify this, an automatic type conversion is attempted. The attribute is optional. to: |Name | Description| |type | The type of the input variable. If you specify this, an automatic type conversion is attempted. The attribute is optional.
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(in the table) change |Name | Description| |Value | With that optional attribute, you can map an input parameter to a fl ow variable. to |Name | Description| |value | With that optional attribute, you can map an input parameter to a fl ow variable.
Errata type: Technical| Page number: 82
Step 2 on page 82 should read "Search for the method > with the ValidationContext parameter" instead of "Search for the method > with the MessageContext parameter".
Errata type: Typo | Page number: 95
change "The paused flow executions are stored in a FlowExecutionRepostory between requests." to "The paused flow executions are stored in a FlowExecutionRepository between requests."
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change---> String fileName = flowResource.getFi lename(); to---> String fileName = flowResource.getFilename();
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What you will learn from this book
- Explore the features of Spring Web Flow 2 to develop powerful applications
- Extend the framework to take it beyond its out-of-the-box feature set
- Test your Spring application and rest assured of its quality before going live
- Secure your web applications using Spring Security and Spring Web Flow
- Integrate JavaServer Faces (JSF) with Spring Web Flow to organize and manage the storage of data inside your web application
Many web applications need to take the user through a defined series of steps such as e-commerce checkouts or user registrations. Spring Web Flow works well for rich and flexible user interaction, additionally it helps you to describe the flow of websites in complex processes. Spring Web Flow 2 provides the perfect way to build these kinds of features, keeping them secure, reliable, and easy to maintain.
This book provides a platform on which you can build your own applications and services. It gives detailed information on Spring basics and covers core topics involving testing, security, and so on. We develop a complete, robust web application using the latest version of Spring, where page navigation is done on-the-fly.
This book teaches you how to work with Spring Web Flow. It covers both basic and advanced aspects and provides a detailed reference of the features Spring Web Flow. The book helps readers to extend the framework.
The integration of Spring and Java Server Pages is clearly explained in the book. The book also explains the essential modules of the complete Spring framework stack and teaches how to manage the control flow of a Spring web application.
The Spring Faces module will provide integration between Spring Web Flow and Java Server Faces (JSF). Testing, an important aspect of the software development process is covered towards the end; the question of how to test a Spring Web Flow application is answered.
A practical guide to designing powerful web applications with the Spring Web Flow framework
This book is a tutorial, with plenty of step-by-step instructions beginning with "getting started" material, followed by advanced coverage of this technology. The book has a practical approach towards the Spring MVC framework and is packed with practical examples and code.
Who this book is for
This book is targeted at Java web application developers who want to work on Spring Web Flow. This book is a must-read for those who desire to bridge the gap between the popular web framework and the popular application framework. It requires prior knowledge of the Spring framework, but no prior knowledge of Spring Web Flow.