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.
Struts Recipes is designed to address "how do I do that" scenarios. Each recipe is structured in the following way
Problem: A statement of the problem to be solved Background: The information you need to understand the solution Recipe: The solution. It includes detailed code listing. Discussion: The why, why not, alternative considered, rationale, and gotchas. Related: Other related recipes in the book References: Outside references pertinent to the recipe
In addition, the book covers the following broad areas * basic every day recipes (i.e. automated build) * forms * layout tags * validation * internationalization * security * advanced (i.e pdf, hibernate, xsl, layered apps, etc.) * testing (StrutsTestCase, Cactus, jCoverage, Performance testing, etc.)