Skip to main content

Blog Archive for simongbrown during January 2006

Struts is the grandaddy of Java webapp frameworks so it's fitting that we start our tour here. I think it's probably safe to say that Struts was the first model 2 (web MVC) framework to gain widespread adoption in the Java arena and to this day it's still used by many people. Just to ensure everybody is up to speed, model 2/web MVC is an architectural pattern that promotes separation of...
For completeness, I wanted to show how the JSP pages from the JSTL version could be written using the JSP XML syntax. Unsurprisingly, many people don't even know of its existence and, as I've blogged before, there aren't that many situations where you'd want to use it to write pages by hand. Should you need to, here are a couple of examples of how you would go about it using the XML syntax....
It's been a while since the last blog entry, but let's continue our look at the webapp frameworks with another model 1 implementation, this time using the JavaServer Pages Standard Tag Library (JSTL). In Comparing webapp frameworks : Model 1 with scriptlets we saw that model 1 applications typically have some boilerplate code at the top of the page to "set the scene" and the use of scriptlets...