Web apps just aren’t like they used to be. There was a time when it was sufficient for HTML to sit idle in the browser until the user clicked a link or some button. Then the server would do some work, generating some new HTML which would lazily sit in the browser awaiting the next user action.
Craig Walls is a principal engineer with Pivotal and is the author of Spring in Action and Spring Boot in Action. He's a zealous promoter of the Spring Framework, speaking frequently at local user groups and conferences and writing about Spring. When he's not slinging code, Craig is planning his next trip to Disney World or Disneyland and spending as much time as he can with his wife, two daughters, 2 birds and 3 dogs.