This would make some people confused because when you write filter, you can map a url pattern to a filter class, and when you config the Struts in web.xml, you use the servlet mapping which looks just like a filter mapping. Why there are two kind of mapping but doing the same thing ?
This post not start from scratch , but based on Spring Hibernate integrate with DAO pattern applied. This tutorial already set up the spring and hibernate, this post will add struts into it.
So the first step is to copy the old project. Just copy the project and click on the blank of the package explorer panel and select paste.
For a MVC Framework like Struts, its difficult to talk about various component without some familiar with the big picture of the overall component structure. Any single component is related to others.
This post will introduces various Struts components, its very important to lay a groundwork before get deeper understanding of the Struts.
The Servlet and JSP technology has bee around for a number of years now. The development process has became more complex which is a constant challenge for developers. That is why Struts comes out, it can simplify the process even if the development requirements grow continually more complex.
In MyEclipse, you can set breakpoint to any segment of code, include the third party jar libraries. But you have to get the source code that match the binary jar files. I recommend to download the library's source code first and then build it and copy the generated jar to your WEB-INF/lib. With the Maven build tool, its very .
Maven is a build tool developed by Apache Software Foundation. I think the most wonderful feature of Maven is that it can resolve dependencies automatically. Unlike Ant, you have to find all the dependencies all by yourself and it always very painful.
Download Maven here: