A nice post by a friend on configuring Spring MVC project.
For a school project, I had to use the Spring MVC Framework, and I found it an absolute nightmare to get it to work. For first thoughts, I am not very familiar with tools like Maven (and even the Intellij IDE), so it naturally took longer. Additionally, most of the tutorials I followed on the internet did not work for me, and I was running into some or the other issues.
This post is a sort of self documentation, so that I know the steps I need to follow, to get up and running with Spring MVC with minimal configuration. I document two methods to get Spring MVC to work with Intellij. The first one uses the Spring MVC template that is there in Intellij, whereas the second one uses Maven. As I don’t have that much experience with using Maven, and Spring, I probably can’t recommend one method over…
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