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Spring MVC and JPA Tutorial

This tutorial demonstrates how to create and run a full Java Spring MVC (Model View Controller) web application using Tomcat (or GlassFish), JPA, ObjectDB and Maven.

The demo web application manages a basic guestbook page. Every visitor can sign the guestbook by filling a simple form. The visitors that have already signed are listed below the form:

Persistence is managed by JPA. Every visitor that has signed the guestbook is represented by a Guest JPA entity object and all the Guest entity objects are stored in an ObjectDB database.

This tutorial is available in the following versions:

In addition the demonstrated application is available as a Maven project: