Spring MVC Blueprints

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  • Set up and configure the Spring 4.x MVC platform from ground level up using the basic Spring Framework 4.x APIs
  • Study requirements and manage solutions on file uploading transactions in Spring 4.x applications
  • Configure, , and test Spring integration to the Hibernate, MyBatis, and JPA frameworks for database transactions
  • Properly implement exception handlers and audit trails in Spring MVC applications
  • Generate reports using JFreeChart, Google Charts, JasperReports, DynamicReports, FreeMarker, Velocity, and Spring’s API known as ContentNegotiatingViewResolver
  • Configure security and flexibility by adding Captcha, Spring Security, Spring Flow, Spring Portlets, JTA to improve data management performance
  • Implement web services using Spring’s RESTful implementation and other service-oriented integration plugins
  • Design and implement a Spring 4.x application using AngularJS, ExtJs, Twitter Bootstrap, and Spring Mobile for responsive web design

Spring MVC is the ideal tool to build modern web applications on the server side. With the arrival of Spring Boot, developers can really focus on the code and deliver great value, leveraging the rich Spring ecosystem with minimal configuration.

Spring makes it simple to create RESTful applications, interact with social services, communicate with modern databases, secure your system, and make your code modular and easy to test. It is also easy to deploy the result on different cloud providers.

This book starts all the necessary topics in starting a Spring MVC-based application. Moving ahead it explains how to design model objects to handle file objects. save files into a data store and how Spring MVC behaves when an application deals with uploading and downloading files. Further it highlights form transactions and the user of Validation Framework as the tool in validating data input. It shows how to create a customer feedback system which does not require a username or password to log in. It will show you the soft side of Spring MVC where layout and presentation are given importance. Later it will discuss how to use Spring Web Flow on top of Spring MVC to create better web applications. Moving ahead, it will teach you how create an Invoice Module that receives and transport data using Web Services

By the end of the book you will be able to create efficient and flexible real-time web applications using all the frameworks in Spring MVC.

  • Learn all the details of implementing Spring 4.x MVC applications from basic core platform construction to advanced integration implementations
  • Gain a complete reference guide to implementing the controllers, models, views, view resolvers, and other service-related components to solve various real-world problems
  • Discover the possible optimal solutions for developers and experts to build enterprise and personal web-based applications
  • Create a Spring MVC application that has a validation process and exception handling with the HTTP status codes
Page Count 490
Course Length 14 hours 42 minutes
ISBN 9781785888274
Date Of Publication 28 Jul 2016


Sherwin John Calleja Tragura

Sherwin John Calleja Tragura started his career as a student assistant and a mathematics tutor during his college years at the University of the Philippines Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines. With meager resources, he graduated as a Department of Science and Technology (DOST) R.A. 7687 scholar under the Bachelor Of Computer Science degree. Immediately after graduation, he took up the offer to teach CMSC 150 (numerical and symbolic computation) at the Institute of Computer Science and completed his master's degree in computer science simultaneously. He became part of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) software team, which gave him the opportunity to use Struts, Spring, and RCP frameworks in many of its software projects.

Based on his experience at IRRI, he was given an opportunity to work as a Java analyst in various companies in Manila, such as ABSI, PHILAM- AIG, and Ayala Systems and Technology Inc. (ASTI). These companies have strengthened his skill set through training in Java and Java Enterprise platforms and some popular tools such as EMC Documentum, Alfresco Document, and Records Management System. He got his first career certification in the EMC Documentum Proven Associate course (E20-120).

After a few years, he decided to become an independent consultant and trainer, providing services mostly for Java-based projects, Alfresco, and Apache OFBiz requirements. He started his venture as a Java-JEE Bootcamp with 77Global and is currently a trainer at Software Laboratory Inc. (SLI), Alibata Business and Technology Services Inc. and Nityo Infotech, Philippines. He also conducts training and talks around the Philippines, for instance, in Cebu City and Tacloban City.

Sherwin has contributed as a technical reviewer to various books by Packt Publishing, including Delphi Cookbook, Alfresco 3 Records Management, Alfresco Share, and Mastering Hibernate. He owes everything to Packt Publishing with the unforgettable experience in the technical reviewing tasks, which have been an essential part of his career.

As an Oracle Certified Associate and Java SE 7 Programmer (1Z0-803), Sherwin will continue his mandate as a technical trainer, developer, architect, and designer to help the industry improve its standards in information technology. He will always be an epitome of honor, excellence, and service when it comes to software development and business intelligence.