HDIV Struts Security Extension Addresses OWASP's Top Security Vulnerabilities

by Scott Delap Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 05, 2007

The HDIV project recently released version 1.1 of their Apache-licensed Struts' Security extension. Among HDIV's features is that it guarantees integrity (no data modification) of non editable page data when transmitted from the browser to the server.


Using TIBCO GI to add Ajax to Struts2 Applications

by Rob Thornton Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 04, 2007

Brian Walsh has a new article up describing how to transform a Struts2 CRUD application into an RIA using TIBCO General Interface. Walsh walks through changing one of the sample Struts2 applications to use some of TIBCO GI's components.


Struts 2 Goes GA

by Scott Delap Follow 0 Followers on  Feb 26, 2007 3

The Apache Struts Team has announced that version 2.0.6 will be released as General Availability (GA). This is an important milestone since GA is the project's highest quality grade. This also marks the first GA release with the integrated WebWork 2 code base.


InfoQ Article: Migrating Struts Apps to Struts 2 - Part III

by Floyd Marinescu Follow 28 Followers on  Dec 05, 2006 19

In this third and final part of the Struts 2 migration series, Struts committer Ian Roughely completes the migration of a Struts app to Struts 2, by migrating the user interface - jsps & tags. This series teaches Struts 2 architecture & the differences in request processing as well as how to configure a Struts2 app and combine actions and JSP's.


Phil Zoio Discusses Bringing Java 5 Features to Struts with Strecks 1.0

by Scott Delap Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 31, 2006

Strecks version 1.0 was recently released. Strecks is a set of Java 5 specific extensions to the original Struts framework. Making heavy use of Java 5 annotations, it adds a number of modern features to Struts-based applications, including POJO actions, dependency injection, declarative validation and data binding, interceptors, pluggable views, as well as Spring integration.


Migrating to Struts 2, Part 2; First Struts 2 Dev Build Released

by Floyd Marinescu Follow 28 Followers on  Oct 18, 2006 13

Part 2 of the Migrating to Struts 2 article series has been published, and the first dev build of Struts 2 has also recently been launched. In this a Struts and Struts 2 app is compared and migrations identified including converting actions, config changes, and commonalites.


Backbase Releases Struts Edition

by Scott Delap Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 16, 2006

Backbase, a provider of AJAX-based Rich Internet Application (RIA) software, has released Backbase AJAX Struts Edition. The company hopes to extend the life of existing Struts based applications by enabling the addition of AJAX features.


Migrating Applications to Struts2

by Scott Delap Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 19, 2006 16

Struts was first released in June of 2001 and has become the de-facto standard for web application development. In December 2002 it was announced that WebWork and Struts Ti would join forces to become Struts Action Framework 2.0 and the official successor to Struts. In a new InfoQ article series, Ian Roughley looks at the task of moving applications from Struts to Struts2.


Interview: Patrick Lightbody on Project Able - A Complete Java Web Stack

by Scott Delap Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 15, 2006 10

WebWork committer, Patrick Lightbody, has announced Project Able: a complete Java web stack. InfoQ sat down with Patrick to discuss the philosophy behind Project Able.


Struts and Shale (JSF) Finally Part Ways

by Floyd Marinescu Follow 28 Followers on  Jul 04, 2006 9

After a heated discussion on the Struts-Dev list about the future of Struts and Shale, it has been announced late last week that Shale will become it's own top level Apache project, instead of a sub-project of Struts. This is good news for Struts and JSF developers, as the industry will not have clarity and also both camps will have greater freedom to evolve separately.


Article: Brasilian National Healthcare System

by Diana Plesa Follow 0 Followers on  May 09, 2006 11

This casestudy takes a detailed look at the implementation and architecture behind the Brasilian National Healthcare System, a 2M line of code, truly mission critical Java application. Lessons learned, best practices, and details down to the interaction diagram are covered.

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