Hi i have created a struts 2 application in eclipse but when i am deploying the struts application it is giving 404 error,is it compulsory to use build.xml or pom.xml for building the project
i am using struts 126.96.36.199 ,java 6 and eclipse juno 4.2
can anyone help i am stuck
No, you do not have to use Ant or Maven to build a webapp, although Eclipse isn't going to do a very good job without some sort of additional build tool, since Eclipse has fairly simple build rules coded into it and WARs are more complex.
An IDE is no substitute for an Intelligent Developer.