An introduction to portlet development in the Java EE 5 environment using Spring Portlet MVC (2.5).
Annotation-driven development is new to the IBM-world, given the recent release of IBM Portal 6.1. This development style is faster, cleaner, and easier to understand than prior portlet development methods and is applicable across vendors (IBM, JBoss, BEA/Oracle).
In this FYB, we'll look at:
* Portlet controllers using Spring Portlet annotations
* Annotation-based dependency injection of back-end services
* Validation capabilities and integration