Communication in Spring Webflow 2

1   Introduction This article tries to complement the reference documentation with examples on variables, scopes and flows in Spring Webflow 2. It shows different ways to share data between controllers and views that form a flow. The article is divided into the following sections: Setting…

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Spring Webflow: Embedding a flow in a modal JSF dialog

Introduction The latest version of Spring Webflow (2.3.1) provides us with a new and very interesting functionality that I have really missed in my current project: embedded flows. By default, Webflow applies the POST/REDIRECT/GET pattern every time it enters a view state. The reason to…

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Testing Spring Webflow 2 with inheritance

This blog entry shows how to test a flow with inheritance in Spring Webflow 2. The flow to be tested consists of a simple navigation which starts with a view state and ends getting to another view state that will depend on the result of…

Configure Spring Webflow 2 with jsp views

This tutorial explains how to configure Spring Webflow 2, showing how it integrates with the view layer, in this case, JSP pages. The web application will allow two different types of request, flow executions and requests to Spring Web MVC. When a request comes in,…