Chapter 14. Apache Struts as an MVC Framework

Deciding which path to take is one of the hardest decisions a servlet and JSP developer faces. Since J2EE exploded onto the programming scene we have been given a plethora of API choices, but precious little guidance on how best to make use of these options.

Luckily, some order is beginning to emerge from the chaos, mostly thanks to the dedicated work of a few individuals pooling their knowledge and efforts through the Apache Software Foundation. In particular, we want to introduce you to one of the simpler and more useful frameworks to emerge from the Apache effort, the Struts framework for developing Web-based applications using the MVC architecture. In this chapter, we'll cover how Struts implements ...

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