Progress on Roo in Action
Friday, July 30, 2010 at 11:34AM
Ken Rimple

We've been ploughing ahead with the Spring Roo in Action book over the past few months.  For those of you who bought the MEAP, participated in the 1/3 review, and otherwise gave us feedback so far, THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!

Currently I'm working on the web chapters of the book.  It turns out that Spring Roo has a lot of interesting approaches for dealing with HTML content.  Things like using XML-parseable JSP pages (called JSPX pages), generation of REST-friendly tags for forms (the form:update tag generates the proper form fields and URL to process PUTs for example).

So I am going to be pretty consumed in writing the two web chapters and also taking all of your VERY helpful feedback into Chapters 1-4.  Gordon is working on other chapters as well, focusing more on integration services, so keep up with him over at  We were kicking around doing a webinar or seminar online soon, so if you have any interest let us know via the @RooInAction twitter user.

Thanks again, and we'll update you soon.

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