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.
No matter which technique you use, you will need to use the Spring ContextLoaderPlugin to load the Spring application context for the Struts ActionServlet. Simply add the plug-in to your struts-config.xml file as you would any other plug-in, as shown here: