Originally posted by arulk pillai: Is struts still popular in india for new projects?
India or anywhere, if it is a widely used framework and has been there for a long time around, then yes it is popular.
Joined: Dec 24, 2006
dear Authors, As the description of the book on the Manning website says "This book is designed for working Java web developers�especially those with some background in Struts 1 or WebWork". Does that mean that this book is geared towards people who already have some experience with Struts? How useful would this book be for a person who wants to start with Struts?
Thanks in advance
Joined: Apr 16, 2008
I don't know anything about Struts 2 yet, is it really better than Struts 1?
Joined: Oct 06, 2007
In view of newer framework alternatives, when is it suitable to opt for Struts 2?
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Thanks for the warm welcome. I look forward to getting more familiar with the JavaRanch community. I've had an account for some time, but never used it too much.
Struts 2 in Action is definitely a book that someone with ZERO struts experience can pick up. We take pains to explain exactly how everything works. We don't just tell you what to do and let you do it.
I do think that a background in Java web application development will make things easier. But we point you to the right background information when appropriate so that newbies can get up to speed with grace.