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JSP Architecture Question

 
ken knight
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Hello,
I've programmed in Java Swing in the past but now I've been tasked by my company to convert an existing Java Swing application to a web based one. All of the requirements haven't been finalized, but the basics are:
A user logs in, does a key word search using a form which will dynamically build a table and populate text input fields with the results. The user could then edit the input fields and save the new info to the database. User's priveledges to view/edit/saved based on role.
I'm currently investigating 2 suggestions by my manager:
1) Create the app using Custom JSP tags.
2) Use the Jakarta Struts model.
Any help to get me started in the right direction would be extremely helpful.
 
Tim Holloway
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Well, Struts IS build on tags, so both questions are the same - it's a matter of "build or buy". I'd probably go with Struts just to get started, since it's fairly well documented and debugged, then if I didn't like the performance or functionality, I'd look at other solutions.
Or, as Fred Brooks said: "Plan one to throw away".
 
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