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Jakarta Struts Cookbook based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
This book is much better for the more seasoned developer, not the beginner.
A major use of Java is in writing web applications. For these, the interaction with and building of an HTML front end is perhaps the first task you face. Java Beans and JSPs have been devised to help you with part of these problems. But Struts improves, by providing a better, and easier development framework. Let's assume you've learnt the rudiments of Struts elsewhere. But sometimes there may be a problem you've got that 'surely' someone has solved. This book is replete with such instances. Siggelkow has subjectively chosen what he considers to be the most common problems. And presents each with its solution. His judgment seems pretty reasonable. You'll find the solutions to be bite-sized and easily understood, in a page or two of exposition. Be aware that this book is not about design issues in your application. That is a higher level of structure and meant for other books. This edition covers the most recent major release of Struts, 1.2. But most of the solutions look viable if you're still on an earlier version. So don't be put off simply because the cover says '1.2'.