Struts and Java Server Faces are extremely popular frameworks that take away common coding chores, especially in a typical Model View Control application. This new article (,id,789,nodeid,147.html) on JAX Magazine ( discusses how to enhance the value of using such frameworks by the addition of open source JSP tag libraries. The author has placed emphasis on the effective coupling of the tags mentioned with the JSF framework. What has been your experience with using open source tag libraries to add spunk to frameworks such as JSF or Struts?