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Which book is good to studying Struts?

Nigel Chou
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Joined: Oct 11, 2001
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I know JSP/Servlet. Can you guys recommend any good book? I found more than ten in Amazon but I am not sure which one is better for a beginner. Can you guys give me any advice? Below are some of them. Or can you recommend any tutorial online?

1. Jakarta Struts Cookbook by Siggelkow (Paperback - Jun 15 2005)
2. Programming Jakarta Struts by Cavaness (Paperback - Jun 15 2004)
3. Beginning Apache Struts: From Novice to Professional by Arnold Doray (perback - Feb 2006)
4. Professional Struts Applications: Building Web Sites with Struts, Objectrelationalbridge, Lucene, and Velocity by Wrox Author Team (Paperback - Mar 4 2003)
5. Learning Jakarta Struts 1.2: A Concise and Practical Tutorial by Stephan Wiesner (Paperback - Jan 2001)
6. Struts Design and Programming : A Tutorial (Paperback)
by Budi Kurniawan (Author)
[ October 08, 2006: Message edited by: Nigel Chou ]

Merrill Higginson
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One you've left off your list that I really like is Struts in Action by Ted Husted et al. Which one is best is a matter of opinion and preference. Just read the reviews and make your decision. The JavaRanch Struts FAQ also has some good information on books and tutorials.
[ October 04, 2006: Message edited by: Merrill Higginson ]

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Manuel Jordan
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if you see struts in action in amazon reviews, well, has hard critics

this books is pretty, simple and easy to understand

Struts: The Complete Reference James Holmes, McGraw-Hill, Published 2004


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