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Java Intro to Java Web Development with Spark Bells and Whistles Redirecting

Charles Harpke
Charles Harpke
33,986 Points

Redirect to homepage...

I assume the new HandlebarsTemplateEngine is to no longer be used.... and we are to redirect to '/'.....how can I view my syntax errors? There is no 'Preview' button or tab....

com/teamtreehouse/courses/Main.java
package com.teamtreehouse.courses;

import com.teamtreehouse.courses.model.CourseIdea;
import com.teamtreehouse.courses.model.CourseIdeaDAO;
import com.teamtreehouse.courses.model.SimpleCourseIdeaDAO;
import spark.ModelAndView;

import java.util.HashMap;
import java.util.Map;

import static spark.Spark.*;

public class Main {
    public static void main(String[] args) {
        staticFileLocation("/public");
        CourseIdeaDAO dao = new SimpleCourseIdeaDAO();

        get("/", (req, res) -> {
            Map<String, String> model = new HashMap<>();
            model.put("username", req.cookie("username"));
            return new ModelAndView(model, "index.hbs");
        };

        post("/sign-in", (req, res) -> {
            Map<String, String> model = new HashMap<>();
            String username = req.queryParams("username");
            res.cookie("username", username);
            model.put("username", username);
            return new ModelAndView(model, "sign-in.hbs")
        };


        get("/ideas", (req, res) -> {
            Map<String, Object> model = new HashMap<>();
            model.put("ideas", dao.findAll());
            return new ModelAndView(model, "ideas.hbs");
        };

        post("/ideas", (req, res) -> {
            String title = req.queryParams("title");
            // TODO:csd - This username is tied to the cookie implementation
            CourseIdea courseIdea = new CourseIdea(title,
                    req.cookie("username"));
            dao.add(courseIdea);
            res.redirect("/");
            return null;

        });
    }
}

2 Answers

Kourosh Raeen
Kourosh Raeen
23,732 Points

It looks pretty much like the other redirect that you have in your code. No need for HandlebarsTemplateEngine or returning a new ModelAndView:

post("/sign-in", (req, res) -> {
            Map<String, String> model = new HashMap<>();
            String username = req.queryParams("username");
            res.cookie("username", username);
            res.redirect("/");
            return null;
        });