Robbie Cheng is the author of the book "ZK: Ajax without the Javascript Framework". He is a software developer at Potix Corporation, and the principle developer of ZK Android and ZK Forum. Recently, he become a ZK evangelist, and has been invited to give speeches at Google Developer Day and Mobile Monday, as well as published many articles on the Internet. Robbie has posted 19 posts at DZone. View Full User Profile

Integrating ZK and Spring Web Flow

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In this article, Henri Chen, co-founder of ZK framework, will demonstrate with an example the way to navigate a work flow with ZK, Spring Security, Spring MVC, and Spring Web Flow.

Spring Web Flow is the module of Spring for implementing web flows. Basically, you define your Web page flows with a provided declarative flow definition language in XML configuration files. Then, per the definitions, Spring Web Flow engine transits the pages per the current page and user's action(e.g. when user press the next button).

This article focus on illustrating the steps and ways how to configure the Web application and how to design the ZK pages such that ZK and Spring Web Flow work together seamlessly. An example to navigate a work flow with ZK, Spring Security, Spring MVC, and Spring Web Flow will be demonstrated in this article. Read the full-text.

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