WHY A SMACKDOWN?
Play 2 and Grails 2 are often hyped as the most productive JVM Web Frameworks.
(Full Story: Play vs. Grails Smackdown)
The following is a list of presentations I’ve delivered over the years at various conferences.
(Link: Raible Designs | Matt Raible’s discussions on Java and Web Development)
In this showcase you’ll see the following in action:
The simplest possible @Controller
Obtaining Request Data
(Link: Spring MVC 3 Showcase | SpringSource Team Blog)
FreeMarker is a “template engine”; a generic tool to generate text output (anything from HTML to autogenerated source code) based on templates. It’s a Java package, a class library for Java programmers. It’s not an application for end-users in itself, but something that programmers can embed into their products.
(Link: FreeMarker: Java Template Engine Library – Overview)