Spring MVC framework Features

Spring MVC framework Features

Spring MVC framework Features

Spring MVC framework Features

This section contains the unique features of Spring MVC web framework.

Given below the unique features of the Spring MVC framework :

  • In Spring MVC framework, clear division of functions / roles and each role is carried through a specific object. For example,  DispatcherServlet is used to act as central Servlet or Front Controller . The key function of this object is to dispatching requests  to controllers.

  • In Spring MVC , framework and application classes can be configured very effectively and easily as JavaBeans.

  • Spring MVC provides adjustability and  flexibility. You can define any number of controller method signature you need. 

  • In Spring MVC, you can reuse business code without duplication. To extend a specific base class of framework, you can reuse the business objects or form objects without duplicating them.

  • Spring MVC provides customization of binding and validation.

  • Spring MVC provides customization of handler mapping and view resolution.

  • Spring MVC view technology supports flexible model transfer using Map.

  • Spring MVC supports JSPs , JSTL, Velocity effectively and also provides customization of locale and theme resolution.

  •  Spring tag library , also known as JSP tag library, provides more flexibility and also supports various features like data binding and themes.

  • Spring MVC support beans whose life cycle extends up to current HTTP Session or HTTP request. 


  1. Spring 3.2
  2. New Features of Spring Framework 3.2
  3. Spring MVC framework Introduction
  4. Special Bean Types of WebApplicationContext
  5. Spring MVC framework Features
  6. Processing Sequence of DispatcherServlet
  7. @Controller annotation for defining new controller
  8. @RequestMapping annotation for mapping requests
  9. Spring 3.2 Asynchronous Request Processing
  10. Defining handler methods using @RequestMapping annotation
  11. Requests Intercepting through a HandlerInterceptor
  12. View Resolving through ViewResolver interface
  13. Chaining of Multiple view resolvers
  14. Redirecting and forwarding to views
  15. ContentNegotiatingViewResolver
  16. Locales in Spring MVC
  17. Themes and Theme resolvers in Spring MVC
  18. Multipart support for file upload in Spring MVC
  19. @ExceptionHandler & @ResponseStatus annotation
  20. Customizing the Default Error Page
  21. Form Tag library configuration
  22. The form tag
  23. The input tag
  24. The password tag
  25. ControllerClassNameHandlerMapping class for handling convention mapping
  26. Modification in conventional ModelAndView
  27. Autogenerated logical view name through RequestToViewNameTranslator
  28. The checkbox tag
  29. Support for ETag
  30. Servlet container initialization through code
  31. MVC Java Config or the MVC XML Namespace
  32. Customizing the MVC Java config or XML Namespace
  33. Interceptors Configuration using Java or XML
  34. Content Negotiation Configuration
  35. Spring 3.2 MVC Hello World Example
  36. View resolvers
  37. View Controllers Configuration
  38. Static Resources Configuration
  39. mvc:default-servlet-handler
  40. The checkboxes tag