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.
I have not noticed any issues involving tiles. We converted an application from ASP to Struts and decided to go with tiles. We started to do some stuff without tiles and then after the fact decided to go with tiles. I've been pretty impressed. It does take a bit of an investment of your time to get it all going initially, but once you are done, wow, you can really change the layout of your site quickly. I give it a thumbs up.
I’ve looked at a lot of different solutions, and in my humble opinion Aspose is the way to go. Here’s the link: http://aspose.com