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Bhavesh Saraswat

Joined: Jan 20, 2013
Posts: 18

I am quite new to struts and I am willing to lean it. I am not sure which book is good for startup. So if anybody could help me find a good book for struts then it will be a great help for me. I have good understanding of core java and servlet/jsp.

Please help me finding a good book or good study material.

Jeanne Boyarsky
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Are you looking to learn Struts 1.X or 2.X? They are quite different. Struts 2.X used to be called WebWorks so it's not just like a later version.

Either way the online documentation is a good starting point. It is very thorough and provides a good guide to all the moving parts.

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Joe Ess

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Our struts FAQ is a good place to start.
And if you don't have a good reason to learn Struts 1 (i.e. you are maintaining a Struts 1 application), don't bother with it. It has some serious architectural problems that Struts 2 was designed to fix.

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Bhavesh Saraswat

Joined: Jan 20, 2013
Posts: 18

Thanks for the advice!!

I have gone through the comparison between Struts 1.x and 2.x. Indeed struts 2 is far better, more flexible and easy to implement than 1. I don't have to maintain any struts application so I think I can start learning Struts2.

Thanks again!!

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