Synopses & Reviews
Beginning Apache Struts is ideal if you're a Java programmer with some JSP familiarity, but with little or no prior experience with Servlet technology. This lab-driven, time-tested tutorial takes a step-by-step, hands-on approach to teaching Struts, so you can immediately apply Struts into your work with confidence. By the book's end, you'll have acquired a working knowledge of Apache Struts 1.2.
Beginning Apache Struts will provide you a working knowledge of Apache Struts 1.2. This book is ideal for you Java programmers who have some JSP familiarity, but little or no prior experience with Servlet technology.
Organized in a condensed tutorial and lab format, the material in this book has been tested in real classroom environments. It takes a step-by-step, hands-on approach to teaching you Struts. The book even previews the next generation of Struts, the Apache Shale. The overall result is that you can quickly apply Struts to your work settings with confidence.
Table of Contents
Introduction.- Servlet Review.- Understanding Scopes.- Custom Tags.- The MVC Design Pattern.- Form Validation.- Processing Business Logic.- Basic Struts Tags.- Configuring Struts.- Code Reuse.- More Struts Tags.- Uploading files.- Internationalization.- Tiles.- The Validator Framework.- Dynamic Forms.- Handling Exceptions.- Global Forwards.- Using DispatchAction.- Multiple Sub-Applications.- Struts Best Practices.- Overview of Java Server Faces and Struts Shale.- Appendix A: Some Struts Tags.- Appendix B: Standard Validators.- Appendix C: Commonly used Classes.- Answers.