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Best Resources To Learn Struts?

Anthony Watson
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Joined: Sep 25, 2003
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Can someone please tell me some good resources to use to learn Struts for someone completely new to Struts, but with a solid foundation in Servlets, JSP, and EJB? I bought the book, Struts In Action, but it seems like too much theory and its not helping me much to get started with Struts. Thanks all.
Srikanth Shenoy
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Joined: Jan 24, 2004
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My book of course.. . Well, I am just kidding.
The Struts distribution itself comes with a handful of sample applications.
Look at each of them to get a hang of Struts features.
Look at the tag documentation.
And when you know enough, go to look at the Appfuse and couple other applications.
They also have a resources section with links to some online articles
Have fun

Srikanth Shenoy
Author of Struts Survival Guide : Basics to Best Practices
Faisal Khan
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Joined: Jun 29, 2003
Posts: 285
I personally thought Struts in Action was really good to get me going. I had no previous knowledge and that book helped me to hit the ground.
I would say that downloading the example applications (from the manning site) and looking through the source code was a great help.
Perhaps Struts Survival Guide may also help, I don't know anything about it though.

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Jorge Blaz
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Joined: Jan 31, 2004
Posts: 53
Here you can find several resources to struts articles and examples.
Hope it helps :-)
I agree. Here's the link:
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