This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
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...
are you saying, for someone new (like me) to either JSF or Struts, is it more worthed to learn JSF?
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...