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JSF and Struts

Ronald Depew
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Can JSF coexist with Stuts, or is it a replacement of the Struts framework?
Gregg Bolinger
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There was an effort to make struts and JSF coexist. Then Shale came along. There is a bit of discussion on that here. My opinion, and I think I share this with others, is that if deciding between JSF and Struts for a new project, just go with JSF and a good implementation like MyFaces. If you currently have a working Struts app, don't attempt to convert just for the sake of converting. If it ain't broke...


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Anthony Karta
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Originally posted by Gregg Bolinger:
if deciding between JSF and Struts for a new project, just go with JSF and a good implementation like MyFaces.


are you saying, for someone new (like me) to either JSF or Struts, is it more worthed to learn JSF?

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tony


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Gregg Bolinger
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Originally posted by Tony Keith:


are you saying, for someone new (like me) to either JSF or Struts, is it more worthed to learn JSF?

thanks
tony


No, that isn't at all what I am saying. Struts is still very heavily used in the industry. So if it's your resume you are concerned with, Struts is still a good blurb on it. Nor am I saying that I think JSF is the future and everyone should learn it.

But if someone walks up to you and says


We are creating a brand new application. We can use Struts or JSF and I need you to choose...


Then I'd say choose JSF.
 
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