Introduction to Spring Web Flow

Spring Web Flow Training

The Introduction to Spring Web Flow training course focuses on the creation of simple and complex web applications using the Spring Web Flow framework. The course begins with a review of core Spring Framework concepts required to used Spring Web Flow within an application. It then transitions into an in-depth examination of the key concepts, components, configurations, best-practices, and gotchas when adopting the Web Flow. Along the way, the course introduces advanced techniques including custom convertors, validators, sub-flows, and life cycles. This course assumes developers are already familiar with both the Spring Framework and Java web development.

Introduction to Spring Web Flow can be combined with Introduction to the Spring Framework to create 5-day comprehensive “Working with Spring” course.

Course Summary

Learn how to create web applications using the Spring Web Flow framework.
Experienced Java web developers and Spring Framework programmers looking to adopt Spring Web Flow.
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Hands-on training is customized, instructor-led training with an in-depth presentation of a technology and its concepts, featuring such topics as Java, OOAD, and Open Source.

Hands On help
3 Days
Productivity Objectives: 
  • Build a simple Spring Web Flow application
  • Enhance and configure the functionality of the application using beans and bindings
  • Process requests using actions on controllers, service objects, and other JavaBeans placed in Web Flow or Spring singleton scopes
  • Create robust input validation using model beans and view states
  • Organize complex applications into master flows and subflows
  • Observe the progress of a flow using a flow execution listener and implement interceptors over one or more lifecycle hooks
Introduction to Spring Web Flow is part of the Spring Source Training curriculum.

What You'll Learn

In the Introduction to Spring Web Flow training course, you’ll learn:

  • Review of Key Spring Concepts
  • Review of Key Java Web Development Concepts
  • Understanding the Model-View-Controller Problem and Pattern
  • Overview of Spring Web Flow
  • Defining a Flow
    • Working with States and Transitions
    • Defining and working with Actions
    • Using variables and scope
  • Using Expression Language (EL)
  • Rendering Views
    • Specifying identifiers
    • Managing view scope
  • Creating and Managing Models
  • Implementing Data Bindings
  • Implementing Type Convertors
  • Performing Data Validation
    • Bean validation
    • Programmatic validation
  • Designing and Implementing Subflows
  • Working with and Customizing the Lifecycle
  • Testing Web Flows

Meet Your Instructor

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Michael is a practicing software developer, course developer, and trainer with DevelopIntelligence. For the majority of his career, Michael has designed and implemented large-scale, enterprise-grade, Java-based applications at major telecommunications and Internet companies, such as Level3 Communications, US West/Qwest/Century Link, Orbitz, and others.

Michael has a passion for learning new technologies, patterns, and paradigms (or, he has a tendency to get bored or disappointed with current ones)....

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Daniel has been a self-employed developer, teacher and speaker for private businesses, education and government entities since 1999. Daniel also actively teaches programming for the University of New Mexico Continuing Education.

Daniel is a Pomodoro Technique practitioner, and co-founder of the Albuquerque Java User’s Group in Albuquerque, New Mexico. When he’s not supporting other local Java developers, Daniel spends most of his waking hours developing in and around the Java ecosystem, encompassing...

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Jean brings years of development experience into her teaching, making the learning experience practical for her students. Originally a Smalltalk developer, Jean has an expansive knowledge of object-oriented (OO) development, analysis, and design. Jean has worked in every stage of the software development process for a variety of businesses – from small non-profits, to government agencies, to global enterprises.

Jean was also one of the top instructors at Sun Microsystems in North America and Europe....

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Anil is a seasoned software engineer with over 16 years of Java development experience.

Anil started his career as a Unix programmer, slinging C-code, writing shell scripts, and teaching others how to use Unix back when Unix was still a toddler. Anil’s expertise in Unix, C, and C++ allowed him to become a member of Technical Staff at ATT / Bell labs. During his tenure at Bell Labs, Anil led the creation of software tools that simulated network traffic, in particular, cellular...

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Marnie brings 15 years of experience delivering programming related training. During that time she has taught for top-technology companies including: Sun (and later Oracle) certified Java classes, RedHat Certified JBoss administration courses, Spring Source Certified Spring and Hibernate courses. Her classes have run the gamut from introduction to programming classes to Java EE web services and much of the Java EE stack in between.

She has a passion for teaching, which is evident in her presentations and...

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James has over 15 years of experience as a Java developer and has spent the majority of his career building large-scale applications at Accenture and other consulting firms. Jim also has provided training to Fortune 500 companies and large private and governmental organizations. He now specializes in Android training, mentoring and development including acting as the lead developer on a number of recent projects developing Android apps for large enterprises. He is also the author of “Dojo: Using the Dojo...

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Jeff is a software development veteran with over over 15 years of experience writing software in a variety of different languages.

After years of exploring various languages including PHP, Java, and Python, he created Zappos’ first Tech University charged with tech education of technical staff. During this time he also developed the main training program to bring the department into the Amazon fold as a full-fledged dev shop on their tools and systems.


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