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Spring MVC Web.xml & Spring-Servlet.xml – Code Example

The article presents information around two key configuration files and code samples that one could pickup, put in their web application folder and get up and running. What & Why Web.xml? Web.xml is a deployment descriptor file. Simply speaking, see web.xml as a file used to describe classes, resources and configurations which is used by web server to serve the requests. As the request reaches to the web server, the server uses web.xml to map the URL of the request to the code that would handle the request. While working with Spring MVC, the server, in turn, delegates the request to DispatcherServlet which retrieves appropriate controller that would be used …

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