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Struts book for a newbie

Nikhil Nagrani
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Joined: Dec 23, 2010
Posts: 24
Hi,

I am a beginner in Java Programming and have worked in Core Java.

Now as my project requirements is Struts 2.1...i want to learn struts.

I have read many of the threads which recommend to read "Struts in action 2" or "roseindia tutorials".

Please suggest me a good book so that i can learn it efficiently and completely considering that i am completely new to struts.

Thanks..
shukla raghav
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Joined: Aug 03, 2008
Posts: 200
directly from core java to struts 2, although not as much problem..but i hope you have basic understanding of Servlet technology, JSP.If not it is recommended that first you should go through jsp and servlets - use Head First JSP servlets. then you can switch to Struts 2. Read the struts FAQ page.

James wq
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Joined: Sep 26, 2009
Posts: 3
I'm agree with shukla raghav' option. basically,servlet is the basic element of struct,you'd better work on servlet and jsp before other framework(like struct,spring),so you will be better.
Vic Hood
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Joined: Jan 05, 2011
Posts: 477

You can use Struts 2 in Action after you are done with servlets and jsp for Struts 2.

Learning and Learning!-- Java all the way!
Mayank Kalbhor
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Joined: Feb 26, 2011
Posts: 17
Hi,

I have the same question. I have these pdfs with me right now..

1) John Wiley and Sons - Jakarta Struts for Dummies.pdf
2) Struts 2 Design and Programming (2008) 2ndEd.pdf
3) Manning.Struts.2.in.Action.May.2008.pdf
4) Apress.Beginning.Apache.Struts.From.Novice.to.Professional.Feb.2006.pdf
5) Mastering Jakarta Struts.pdf
6) Programming Jakarta Struts.pdf

I am confused which book i should start reading. I have basic understanding of JSP/Servlet (THanks to HF). I am confused coz some books use struts 1 some use struts 2 and both have some difference in them. I was thinking of starting from dummies book which is struts 1 and then go to Appress novice to professional. Please anyone can help me in deciding.?

Thanks a lot in advance...

Wishes..

Mayank
James wq
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Joined: Sep 26, 2009
Posts: 3
Nikhil Nagrani:
if you let me make a choice , i will decide the Manning.Struts.2.in.Action.May.2008.pdf.
James wq
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Joined: Sep 26, 2009
Posts: 3
and apache tomcat offical guide as http://struts.apache.org/2.2.1.1/docs/tutorials.html
Aditi agarwal
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Joined: Feb 23, 2011
Posts: 225
hi nikhil

if you want to learn struts then there is no book

you should understand the basics from any buk i have reffered struts complete reference

& then to start a project go to my eclipse-> help->helpcontents->myeclipse learning center(on left hand side)->web development->getting started->struts 1.x

this will help you to understand how to start a program simply but before that make your concepts very very clear you should know concepts of struts atleast
Vic Hood
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Joined: Jan 05, 2011
Posts: 477

Mayank Kalbhor wrote:

3) Manning.Struts.2.in.Action.May.2008.pdf

IMO,Thats the one you should be looking at.
feddup fed
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Joined: Oct 24, 2011
Posts: 1
http://www.axisbooks.in/product.html?productKey=9788183333252 Try this

Nikhil Nagrani wrote:Hi,

I am a beginner in Java Programming and have worked in Core Java.

Now as my project requirements is Struts 2.1...i want to learn struts.

I have read many of the threads which recommend to read "Struts in action 2" or "roseindia tutorials".

Please suggest me a good book so that i can learn it efficiently and completely considering that i am completely new to struts.

Thanks..
Sunil Sunny
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Joined: Oct 18, 2011
Posts: 41
You can start learning basic concepts from roseindia.net . It is good for beginners. then after sometime you can switch to manning struts 2 in action. Also "Google" is our best friend. This is the book i have read and i also recommend it to you "Struts 2 Design and Programming: A Tutorial by Budi Kurniawan". The book is very very good
 
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