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This week, we're delighted to have Donald Brown & Chad Michael Davis helping to answer questions about the new book Struts 2 in Action.

The promotion starts Tuesday, April 29th 2008 and will end on Friday, May 2nd 2008.

We'll be selecting four random posters in this forum to win a free copy of the book provided by the publisher, Manning.

Please see the Book Promotion page to ensure your best chances at winning!

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I'm looking forward to this book in India.

Welcome Authors. Have fun!
 
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Is struts still popular in india for new projects?
 
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Welcome Donald Brown & Chad Michael Davis to JavaRanch Book Promo

Hope you would have a nice time around !
 
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Originally posted by arulk pillai:
Is struts still popular in india for new projects?



Yes, i would say! As far as i have been seeing, there are quite a good number of projects making use of and looking forward to have Struts!
 
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Originally posted by arulk pillai:
Is struts still popular in india for new projects?



I know from my friends working in some of the top Services companies in India, that Struts is still being used as the framework for building complex web applications
 
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Hearty welcome Donald Brown and Chad Michael Davis. Have a nice time ahead.
 
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Originally posted by arulk pillai:
Is struts still popular in india for new projects?



Spring is in offing but Struts is still around, and will be there for some more time i feel.
 
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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.
 
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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

Samrat
 
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I don't know anything about Struts 2 yet, is it really better than Struts 1?
 
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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.
 
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Welcome to the Ranch, Chad!

I've set your status to Author. Have fun with this crowd!
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Thanks Bear! Good to hear from you again!
 
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Originally posted by chad michael davis:
Thanks Bear! Good to hear from you again!

Same here. I think you'll have a lot fun on the Ranch this week. Struts is as hot a topic as ever.
 
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