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Struts advantages, Struts alternatives

Sean Sullivan
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Joined: Sep 09, 2001
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My employer needs to decide if we should choose Struts as the standard Web/MVC framework for our company.
Jakarta Struts
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http://jakarta.apache.org/struts/
Struts advantages:
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1) large user base
2) momentum
3) mindshare
4) has an active development team
5) is a Jakarta project
6) good documentation
Alternatives to Struts:
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Barracuda
http://barracuda.enhydra.org/

article: Barracuda versus other frameworks
http://barracuda.enhydra.org/cvs_source/Barracuda/docs/landscape.html

WebWork
http://www.theserverside.com/home/thread.jsp?thread_id=15137
http://www.opensymphony.com/webwork/

Tea (from Disney / Starwave )
http://opensource.go.com/

http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/java/library/wa-tea1.html

Other resources:
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Jason Hunter's article: "The Problems with JSP"
http://www.servlets.com/soapbox/problems-jsp.html
Wafer project
http://www.waferproject.org/
 
Consider Paul's rocket mass heater.
 
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