As this book was being written, a lot of work was being done on other tag libraries and changes were being made to the way JSP fundamentally works. The Struts tag libraries are really just one of a number of ongoing efforts, although they are among the best developed and are currently in widespread use. The Struts tag libraries are
Available today on a wide variety of platforms
Tightly integrated with Struts MVC architecture
Supported by a broad user base
Easy to learn and easy to use
However, it’s important that you keep your eye on a number of other efforts. The most visible of these are based on work currently being done to extend JSP itself by including in it a number of standard tag libraries. These ...