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.
If you're using Struts and not using ActionForm beans, you're missing out on about 80 percent of what Struts has to offer. The ActionForm bean provides a way to seamlessly pass data between the HTML layer and the Java layer, with Struts doing most of the work. I'd suggest you read up on ActionForms in chapter 3 of the Struts User Guide.