Chapter 14. Migration from Struts Classic

This chapter covers

  • Migrating from Struts 1 to Struts 2
  • Switching to the new tag library
  • Breaking up message resources
  • Migrating one piece at a time

So you’re convinced Struts 2 is worth the effort to learn, but you also have all this knowledge and experience with Struts 1, also called Struts Classic. And what about all those Struts 1 websites in production? This chapter compares and contrasts the similarities and differences between the two Struts versions and provides useful migration strategies for you. The good news is you don’t have to relearn everything. In fact, some of the esoteric things you had to remember to do in Struts Classic have been eliminated. Also, many features we always wished for ...

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