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Struts Tiles and Templates

Abhay Kumar
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Joined: Jun 03, 2003
Posts: 15
I want to know exactly is the difference between Struts Tiles and Templates.
Becoz, I can design ther same using templates.
Ruud Steeghs
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Joined: Jul 09, 2001
Posts: 56
tiles are for struts 1.1 what templates are for struts 1.0.
templates are deprecated in favor of tiles.
Manuel Moons
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Joined: Mar 05, 2002
Posts: 229
In tiles you can separate the configuration of the screens in a tiles-defs file. If you do this you don't have to manually build your screens in the jsp. If you want to make changes you just have to change that one xml file.
You can for instance create a tiles-template and let all your screens extend that one. If you do this all other screens will use the same format.

This can be a mayor advantage opposite to struts templates.
Greetings Manuel
Abhay Kumar
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Joined: Jun 03, 2003
Posts: 15
Thank you Manuel for the reply.Hope this process of sharing our thoughts continues
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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