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New to Struts

Nipun Bahr
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Joined: Jul 09, 2008
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Hi Guys,

I am new to Struts framework and started learning basics of Struts. I want to know which version I should start practicing with i.e. struts 1 or struts 2?
Can you suggest a good learning resource to me?
Ankit Garg

Joined: Aug 03, 2008
Posts: 9435

You should definitely start with Struts 2. The StrutsFaq would be a good place to look for resources on learning Struts 2...

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Nipun Bahr
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Thanks Ankit for quick reply.
Abimaran Kugathasan
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Thanks Ankit, and the reason for not using Struts 1?


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Armin Vetek

Joined: Aug 21, 2010
Posts: 29
I suggest you to read some book about struts2, I was very satisfied with struts2 in action.

Best regards,
Prashant Dasari

Joined: Oct 28, 2010
Posts: 6
When I started, I wanted to learn from the tutorials online, but I did not understand much. Then a couple of books helped me. I started with struts1 and switched over to Struts2. I felt Struts2 is easier to learn than Struts1. Starting with Struts1 helps us to understand the flow of execution better. You can learn Struts2 without learning Struts1, but a brief introduction of Struts1 helps.

The books which helped me:-
Professional Jakarta Struts 1.1 by James Goodwill, Richard Hightower
Struts 2 Black Book
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