Apache Struts is today’s most popular framework for building Java web applications: popular enough to have a reliable set of best practices. Now those best practices have been organized into “cookbook” solutions, with full explanations of how they work and how to adapt them.
Jakarta Struts Cookbook covers everything, from setting up Struts through security, testing, and debugging. Need a boilerplate Ant file for compiling, building, and deploying Struts applications? Want to factor your application into more manageable “modules”? Generate radio buttons with values retrieved from a Collection? Validate input? Generate bar charts? Provide a “remember me” login for returning visitors? Monitor client sessions? Create a dynamic Action Form without handcoding unique Java classes? Load XML data? Map SQL data to Java objects? Integrate Struts with Hibernate? It’s all here, along with nearly 120 more recipes. Very tasty. Bill Camarda, from the May 2005 Read Only