Struts 2 Tutorial
This struts 2 tutorial covers all the topics of Struts 2 Framework with simplified examples. The struts framework was initially created by Craig McClanahan and donated to Apache Foundation in May, 2000 and Struts 1.0 was released in June 2001. The current stable release of Struts is 2.3.3 in May 3, 2012.
Struts 2 Framework
The Struts 2 framework is used to develop MVC (Model View Controller) based web applications. Struts 2 is the combination of webwork framework of opensymphony and struts1.
struts2 = webwork + struts1
The Struts 2 provides supports to POJO based actions, Validation Support, AJAX Support, Integration support to various frameworks such as Hibernate, Spring, Tiles etc, support to various result types such as Freemarker, Velocity, JSP etc. Struts2 is based on the Web works framework of OpenSymphony.