From the Back Cover
Developing Web applications with Java became considerably easier with the advent of JavaServer Pages (JSP) and servlets. Unfortunately, when used for large-scale applications, JSPs have been less successful-- they can become bloated with code, resulting in applications that are slow and inefficient. Jakarta Struts helps provide the solution to this problem. Struts handles a number of specific tasks involved in controlling how servlets, EJBs, and other components work together. It also makes use of JSP custom tags to help developers create interactive, form-based applications.
James Goodwill has loaded each chapter with real-world code examples that show how to build applications using Jakarta Struts. Written for experienced Java programmers who need to learn how to use Struts to build enterprise-level applications, this book begins by examining the concepts and architecture of the Struts Framework of technologies. It then explains how to use
* Build JavaBean and model components
* Build view components
* Build controller components
* Access relational databases
* Work with Struts HTML-based forms
* Work with action mappings and deployment descriptors
* Build JavaBean objects using the Struts Digester
* Build internationalized Web applications
The companion Web site contains electronic versions of all code examples in the book, plus fully operating versions of the applications described in the book.
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