Spring MVC download content of String as text file

To download a text file out of a String :

JSP View :
 <a href="download">Download String </a> 

Controller Method :

 @RequestMapping(value = "/download", method = RequestMethod.GET)
 public @ResponseBody
 void downloadFile(HttpServletResponse resp) {
  String downloadFileName= "download.txt";
  String downloadStringContent= getStringToWrite(); // implement this
  try {
   OutputStream out = resp.getOutputStream();
   resp.setContentType("text/plain; charset=utf-8");
   resp.addHeader("Content-Disposition","attachment; filename=\"" + downloadFileName + "\"");

  } catch (IOException e) {

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