Pro Jakarta Velocity
Nearly any application you build requires some form of output. And the output format may change on a regular basis, which can lead to a heavy maintenance burden and a restrictive test cycle. But by utilizing the power of the Velocity template engine, you can integrate templated output into your application, decoupling the application logic from the output format.
Pro Jakarta Velocity: From Professional to Expert leads leads you immediately toward configuration and setup, all the way through to full-blown application development. This is not merely a book about web development, as the multipurpose Velocity does more than replace JSP. Instead, this book demonstrates many alternative Velocity uses. This in-depth book also shows you how to integrate Velocity development and use it with other open-source frameworks and tools, such as Spring and Apache Struts.
This unique approach to Velocity shows how to use Velocity not just for the Web, but also for desktop applications, command line util and Ant integrationShows how to build practical, usable projects that are not rehashed from the documentation An entire chapter is dedicated to the implementation and architecture of Velocity. This is a very practical way to introduce best practices