This weekend I have set aside some time to get familiar again with the Model-View-Controller (MVC) architecture outside .NET. I have found a very nice Java project online that uses MVC and shows how to apply it complex UI application that used multiple views and models.
He recently published a maven archetype to create an application skeleton using ExtJs4, Spring 3.1, Jpa, Hibernate and Spring Security
The learning curve may be a little steep, depending on your mileage and background, but it has been rewarding in my case.
Starting from Scratch in 3 “Painfully wonderful” Steps
- DarchetypeGroupId=ch.ralscha -DarchetypeVersion=1.0.0
- DgroupId=com.mycompany -DartifactId=mynewapp -Dversion=0.0.1
copy extjs4 files as instructed
Yay! And you’re done…NOT!