Struts advantages, Struts alternatives

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Web tier: servlets, JSP, Web frameworks: Struts advantages, Struts alternatives

  1. Struts advantages, Struts alternatives (1 messages)

    My employer needs to decide if we should choose Struts as the standard Web/MVC framework for our company.

    Jakarta Struts
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    http://jakarta.apache.org/struts/

    Struts advantages:
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    1) large user base
    2) momentum
    3) mindshare
    4) has an active development team
    5) is a Jakarta project
    6) good documentation

    Alternatives to Struts:
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    Barracuda

    http://barracuda.enhydra.org/


    article: Barracuda versus other frameworks
    http://barracuda.enhydra.org/cvs_source/Barracuda/docs/landscape.html


    WebWork

    https://www.theserverside.com/home/thread.jsp?thread_id=15137

    http://www.opensymphony.com/webwork/


    Tea (from Disney / Starwave )

    http://opensource.go.com/


    http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/java/library/wa-tea1.html


    Other resources:
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    Jason Hunter's article: "The Problems with JSP"

    http://www.servlets.com/soapbox/problems-jsp.html

    Wafer project

    http://www.waferproject.org/
  2. I did a presentation on Struts 1.1 at the Atlanta Java Users Group (AJUG) meeting this month. You can download the presentation. It might also have some good information about deciding on Struts?

    http://www.ajug.org/meetings/download/struts.pdf

    Chuck Cavaness