This is a cookbook full of recipes with the essential code explained clearly and comprehensively. The recipes are organized so well that you will have problems in using this cookbook as a reference too. Spring Roo 1.1 Cookbook is for developers new to the Spring Roo tool but with experience developing applications using Spring framework, AspectJ, JPA, GWT, and techlogies/frameworks supported by Spring Roo. If you are new to the Spring framework, then it is recommended to refer to a text covering Spring, before reading this Cookbook.
Ashish Sarin has more than 11 years of experience architecting and developing web applications and portals using Java EE and the Portlets API. He has authored many articles on portlets and rich internet applications using Spring, Liferay, DWR, DOJO, JSF, and Spring Portlet MVC. He is also the author of Portlets in Action published by Manning Publications.