HIGHLIGHT Struts 2 in Action is a hands-on, comprehensive tutorial for the all-new Struts 2 web application framework. DESCRIPTION Struts "classic" is still the most widely-used Java application framework available, but changes in development style and practice including Web 2.0, Ajax, and other new ideas have created strong demand for a new approach. Struts 2 is an entirely new framework that builds on the values of Struts 1 but offers the new features developers want. Struts 2 in Action delivers accurate, seasoned information that can immediately be put to work both by Struts 1 developers and by Java developers new to Struts. The experienced author team is led by Don Brown, one of the leading developers of Struts 2. Using this book, readers will learn how to develop professional, production-ready modern web applications. This book is designed for working Java web developers especially those with some background in Struts 1 or WebWork. It provides battle-tested best practices and is full of serious working examples. KEY SELLING POINTS Struts 2 is the next step for the most widely adopted Java application framework ever, and Struts 2 in Action is written by one of the leading developers of Struts 2. Designed for working Java web developers, it shows how to quickly develop professional, production-ready modern web applications Full of example-driven prose and battle-tested best practices Includes practical advice for migrating from Struts 1.