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1. Introduction to Stripes
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Stripes is a web framework for the Java programming language. It was initially released in 2005 by Tim Fennell. Despite its growth and maturity, Stripes has always focused on two key principles: simplicity and ease of development. Stripes has also remained a solution for a single application tier: the web layer. Its purpose is to handle the interaction between a web browser and server-side Java code. To tie these concepts together, Stripes makes heavy use of Java annotations, which you will see as you learn the various features of Stripes.
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