5.2. Project File Structure
Below is the project file structure of a simple application, Sales, consisting of the Middleware, Web Client and Web Portal blocks.
The project root contains build scripts (
settings.gradle) and IntelliJ IDEA project files.
modules directory includes the subdirectories of the project modules − global, core, gui, portal, web.
The global module contains the source code directory,
src, with configuration files – metadata.xml, persistence.xml and views.xml. The
com.sample.sales.core package contains interfaces of the Middleware services; the
com.sample.sales.entity package contains entity classes and localization files for them.
The core module contains the following directories:
db– directory with the database create and update scripts.
src– source code directory; its root contains the application properties file of the Middleware block and the spring.xml configuration file. The
com.samples.sales.corepackage contains the Middleware classes: implementations of services, managed beans and JMX beans.
web– directory with the configuration files of the web application built from the Middleware block: context.xml and web.xml.
The gui module includes the source code directory,
src, with the screens.xml configuration file. The
com.sample.sales.gui package contains XML descriptors and screen controllers, and localization files for them.
The web module contains the following directories:
src– source code directory with the application properties file of the Web Client block and configuration files – web-menu.xml, web-permissions.xml, web-screens.xml and web-spring.xml. The
com.samples.sales.webpackage contains the main class of the Web Client block (inheritor of
DefaultApp) and the main localized messages pack.
web– directory with configuration files of the web application built from the Web Client: context.xml and web.xml.