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Tutorials

These Tutorials are designed to guide you in building your first project using business logic.


Prerequisites

We suggest that you review the Home Page video and Fast Start demo.  The Tutorials below require that you have java, with a current version of either Eclipse or SpringSource Tool Suite (Eclipse with a set of extensions from Spring).

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Tutorials

We provide several tutorials to best fit your interest, as described below:

 Tutorial  Prerequisite Technology  Starting Point  Description
 BusLogicTutorial  Eclipse (or equivalent)

 Java, JSP, Maven  Existing JSP app
  • Import existing Maven project

  • Add Business Logic
 BusLogicDemoRoo  STS, Roo 2.1.3  Java, Roo mix-ins  Build new project from scratch
  • Use Roo to build domain model, test data, User Interface
  • Add Business Logic
 GrailsABLTutorial  STS, Grails 2.0.3  Grails, Groovy  Build new project from scratch
  • Use Grails to build domain model, test data, User Interface
    • Add Business Logic
 Spring Data ABL Tutorial
 STS  Spring Data  Build new project from scratch
  • Use Spring Data to build Repository DAO Objects
    • Add Business Logic
 Openxava ABL Tutorial
 Eclipse or STS  Openxava  Build new project from scratch
  • Use Groovy to build domain objects

  • Use Openxava for default user interface
    • Add Business Logic