Flash Attributes in Spring MVC 3.1

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Spring 3.1 has added new feature called flash attributes. This is one of the most wanted feature from the spring developers. This solves the problem occured when POST/Redirect/Get pattern in the request. When user makes a request to the server via POST method, once the process is completed, the requested resourced will be served through […]

Content Negotiation in Spring MVC 3.2

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In this tutorial I will explain about the Content Negotiation in Spring MVC 3.2. This concept is already in the spring framework, but it is enhanced with easy and efficient resolution of views. Prior to Spring 3.2, @ResponseBody used “AcceptHeader” for identifying the response type. This tutorial will helps you to understand the concept behind the […]

@ModelAttribute in Spring MVC

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In this tutorial I will explain one of the most important annotation used in Spring MVC @ModelAttribute. This annotation can be used as the method arguments or before the method declaration. The primary objective of this annotation to bind the request parameters or form fields to an model object. The model object can be formed […]

@RequestHeader in Spring MVC

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In this tutorial, I would go through an example for how to use @RequestHeader annotation. Every request has a request header part with the set of details sent to the web server. Typically request headers contains the details about browser version, language, what it will accept from the server, etc. are sent to inform the […]

Exception Handling With @ControllerAdvice in Spring 3.2

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In my previous article I have explained one of the new feature Spring MVC Test Fraemwork which is introduced as part of the Spring Framework 3.2 release. This tutorial explains another good feature for exception handling on Spring MVC web application. Spring 3.2 introduces new annotation @ControllerAdvice annotation used for defining the exception handler with specific exception […]

Introduction To Spring MVC Test Framework

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One of the new features introduced with Spring Framework 3.2 release is Spring MVC Test Framework. It is an improvement from the previous versions and added more testing capabilities. For a web application developer, unit testing the web applications are always a challenging point. Getting a real time test environment for web applications require lot […]

@PathVariable – URI Template Patterns in Spring MVC

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This tutorial explains how to customize / template pattern on  request URI for Spring MVC web application. @RequestMapping annotation used for defining the request URL for the class level and method levels. It is generic annotation where developer can configure the relative paths inside application context. However, it doesn’t offer flexible URI patterns on its own. […]

How To Build Spring MVC Web Application With Maven?

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In my previous tutorial I have explained about how to create a web application using the Maven tool. This tutorial explains how to build your web application project using the Maven artifacts. What is artifacts?. Every framework developer have the repository to store their packages where maven would download from the given artifact id. This […]

Create Web Application Project With Maven

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This is a simple tutorial explaining how to set up your Web Application Project With Maven and then how it can be converted to the eclipse project. If you have earlier used ANT tool for building the Java projects, it is little difficult to understand the working method for the Maven at first. Maven is […]

Spring MVC Annotations

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Annotations are introduced from the Java 5.o release. Annotations brought one of the major change to the Java programming style by eliminating the XML configurations and replaced with @ symbol annotations for everything. Since then, all the major Java frameworks have started implementing the annotations support for their release. Spring Framework has started using the […]