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This overview collects the contents page for each area of the documentation.
Our in-depth guides focus on specific areas of the framework, such as Views, the Core framework, and Third-party Extensions.
In processing a request, the framework utilizes three key class types: Actions, Interceptors, and Results, which are configured using one or more XML documents (or Java 5 annotations).
The framework offers a flexible view layer that supports multiple view technologies, including JSP, FreeMaker, and Velocity.
Apache Struts 2 provides a simple plugin architecture so that developers can extend the framework just by adding a JAR to the application's classpath. Since plugins are contained in a JAR, they are easy to share with others. Several plugins are bundled with the framework, and others are available from third-party sources.
For a complete list of bundled and third-party plugins, visit the Plugin Registry..
Getting here from there.
|Comparing Struts 1 and 2||How are Struts 1 and Struts 2 alike? How are they different?|
|Struts 1 Solutions||Various issues (and hopefully their solutions!) encountered during migrations to Struts 2.|
|Migration Strategies||Steps and overall strategies for migrating Struts 1 applications to Struts 2.|
|Migration Tools||Development tools to help aid the migration process.|
|Migrating to Struts 2||A three-hour workshop by Ted Husted (Oct 2006)|
|Migrating Applications to Struts 2||A three-part series by Ian Roughley (Sep 2006)|
|Roadmap FAQ||What's in store for Struts 2?|
|A History of Struts 2||Don Brown's summary of events|
|Struts Reloaded||An archive of the development discussions leading to Struts 2|
|Key Changes From WebWork 2||What has been removed or changed from WebWork 2.2 to Struts 2|
|WebWork 2 Migration Strategies||Steps and overall strategies for migrating WebWork 2 applications to Struts 2.|
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