The purpose of most web applications is to take some form of user input, do processing around that input—such as saving, updating, or retrieving data—and then passing another view to the user. Wash, rinse, repeat.
The examples thus far have shown various features of the Stripes framework. The examples in this chapter will tie these concepts together.
An Example Application
We will create a small web application that stores data about DVDs (see Listing 6-1).
Listing 6-1. FormProcessingActionBean.java
Before seeing the JSP files that produce the input form and the results screen, ...