Date Conversion in Spring MVC Framework

This project will demonstrate how to create Date Conversion in Spring MVC Framework

  • SpringMVCFramework
    • src/main/java
      • com.demo
        • SpringMVCFramework.java
      • com.demo.controllers
        • AccountController.java
      • com.demo.entities
        • Account.java
    • src/main/resources
      • static
      • templates
      • application.properties
    • src
      • main
        • webapp
          • WEB-INF
            • views
              • account
                • index.jsp
                • success.jsp
    • pom.xml
package com.demo;
    
    import org.springframework.boot.SpringApplication;
    import org.springframework.boot.autoconfigure.SpringBootApplication;
    
    @SpringBootApplication
    public class SpringMVCFramework {
    
        public static void main(String[] args) {
            SpringApplication.run(SpringMVCFramework.class, args);
        }
    }
package com.demo.controllers;

import java.util.Date;
import org.springframework.stereotype.Controller;
import org.springframework.ui.ModelMap;
import org.springframework.web.bind.annotation.ModelAttribute;
import org.springframework.web.bind.annotation.RequestMapping;
import org.springframework.web.bind.annotation.RequestMethod;
import com.demo.entities.Account;

@Controller
@RequestMapping(value = "account")
public class AccountController {

    @RequestMapping(method = RequestMethod.GET)
    public String index(ModelMap modelMap) {
        Account account = new Account();
        account.setUsername("acc1");
        account.setFullName("Account 1");
        account.setBirthday(new Date());
        modelMap.put("account", account);
        return "account/index";
    }

    @RequestMapping(value = "save", method = RequestMethod.POST)
    public String save(@ModelAttribute("account") Account account, ModelMap modelMap) {
        modelMap.put("account", account);
        return "account/success";
    }

}
package com.demo.entities;

import java.util.Date;
import org.springframework.format.annotation.DateTimeFormat;

public class Account {

    private String username;

    private String fullName;

    @DateTimeFormat(pattern = "MM/dd/yyyy")
    private Date birthday;

    public String getUsername() {
        return username;
    }

    public void setUsername(String username) {
        this.username = username;
    }

    public String getFullName() {
        return fullName;
    }

    public void setFullName(String fullName) {
        this.fullName = fullName;
    }

    public Date getBirthday() {
        return birthday;
    }

    public void setBirthday(Date birthday) {
        this.birthday = birthday;
    }

}
spring.mvc.view.prefix = /WEB-INF/views/
spring.mvc.view.suffix = .jsp
spring.mvc.static-path-pattern=/resources/**

server.port=9596
<%@ page language="java" contentType="text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1"
    pageEncoding="ISO-8859-1"%>
<%@ taglib prefix="s" uri="http://www.springframework.org/tags/form"%>
<html>
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1">
<title>Insert title here</title>
</head>
<body>

    <h3>Account Register</h3>
    <s:form method="post" commandName="account"
        action="${pageContext.request.contextPath }/account/save">
        <table cellpadding="2" cellspacing="2" border="0">
            <tr>
                <td>Username</td>
                <td><s:input path="username" /></td>
            </tr>
            <tr>
                <td>Full Name</td>
                <td><s:input path="fullName" /></td>
            </tr>
            <tr>
                <td>Birthday</td>
                <td><s:input path="birthday" /></td>
            </tr>
            <tr>
                <td>&nbsp;</td>
                <td><input type="submit" value="Save" /></td>
            </tr>
        </table>
    </s:form>

</body>
</html>
<%@ page language="java" contentType="text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1"
    pageEncoding="ISO-8859-1"%>
<%@ taglib prefix="c" uri="http://java.sun.com/jsp/jstl/core" %>
<%@ taglib prefix="fmt" uri="http://java.sun.com/jsp/jstl/fmt" %>
<html>
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1">
<title>Account Page</title>
</head>
<body>

    <h3>Account Info</h3>
    <table cellpadding="2" cellspacing="2" border="0">
        <tr>
            <td>Username</td>
            <td>${account.username }</td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
            <td>Full Name</td>
            <td>${account.fullName }</td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
            <td>Birthday</td>
            <td>
                <fmt:formatDate var="birthday"
                                value="${account.birthday }"
                                pattern="MM/dd/yyyy"/>
                ${birthday }
            </td>
        </tr>
    </table>

</body>
</html>
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<project xmlns="http://maven.apache.org/POM/4.0.0" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"
    xsi:schemaLocation="http://maven.apache.org/POM/4.0.0
                        http://maven.apache.org/xsd/maven-4.0.0.xsd">
    <modelVersion>4.0.0</modelVersion>

    <groupId>com.demo</groupId>
    <artifactId>LearnSpringMVCWithRealApps</artifactId>
    <version>0.0.1-SNAPSHOT</version>
    <packaging>jar</packaging>

    <name>LearnSpringMVCWithRealApps</name>
    <description>Learn Spring MVC with Real Apps</description>

    <parent>
        <groupId>org.springframework.boot</groupId>
        <artifactId>spring-boot-starter-parent</artifactId>
        <version>1.5.2.RELEASE</version>
        <relativePath /> <!-- lookup parent from repository -->
    </parent>

    <properties>
        <project.build.sourceEncoding>UTF-8</project.build.sourceEncoding>
        <project.reporting.outputEncoding>UTF-8</project.reporting.outputEncoding>
        <java.version>1.8</java.version>
    </properties>

    <dependencies>

        <!-- Spring MVC  -->
        <dependency>
            <groupId>org.springframework.boot</groupId>
            <artifactId>spring-boot-starter-web</artifactId>
        </dependency>

        <!-- JSTL tag lib -->
        <dependency>
            <groupId>javax.servlet.jsp.jstl</groupId>
            <artifactId>javax.servlet.jsp.jstl-api</artifactId>
            <version>1.2.1</version>
        </dependency>

        <dependency>
            <groupId>taglibs</groupId>
            <artifactId>standard</artifactId>
            <version>1.1.2</version>
        </dependency>

        <!-- Tomcat for JSP rendering -->
        <dependency>
            <groupId>org.apache.tomcat.embed</groupId>
            <artifactId>tomcat-embed-jasper</artifactId>
            <scope>provided</scope>
        </dependency>

        <dependency>
            <groupId>org.springframework.boot</groupId>
            <artifactId>spring-boot-starter-test</artifactId>
            <scope>test</scope>
        </dependency>
    </dependencies>

    <build>
        <plugins>
            <plugin>
                <groupId>org.springframework.boot</groupId>
                <artifactId>spring-boot-maven-plugin</artifactId>
            </plugin>
        </plugins>
    </build>

</project>

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