Java developers often rely on examples to learn Spring framework. Simple examples often server as a key learning resource. There are many Spring MVC HelloWorld applications. However, most of them are outdated (do not integrate Maven, use old version of Spring, etc) or not complete (missing key steps or file hierarchy view). Therefore following the instructions can not lead to a perfect application. In this tutorial serials, I will show steps for creating a Spring MVC application using Maven in Eclipse. All files's content and locations are illustrated.
The following examples may help you get started, to see how other developers use the Spring framework, search "spring" by using Java API Example. The API will lead you to the real open source projects.
Spring Web MVC