Using Spring, mapping to root in web.xml, static resources aren’t found

The problem is that requests for the static content go to the dispatcherServlet, because it’s mapped as <url-pattern>/</url-pattern>. It’s a very common problem in applications with “RESTful” URLs (that is, without any prefix in the DispatcherServlet mapping). There are several possible ways to solve this problem: Since Spring 3.x the preferred way to access static … Read more

What is the difference between MVC and MVVM? [closed]

MVC/MVVM is not an either/or choice. The two patterns crop up, in different ways, in both ASP.Net and Silverlight/WPF development. For ASP.Net, MVVM is used to two-way bind data within views. This is usually a client-side implementation (e.g. using Knockout.js). MVC on the other hand is a way of separating concerns on the server-side. For … Read more