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From Ian Roughley <>
Subject Re: [Friday] GWT/Struts - does it make sense?
Date Fri, 23 Jun 2006 19:25:17 GMT
I have been thinking about this a lot lately, and I would say that GWT 
is more likely to replace web frameworks than work with them. 


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Michael Jouravlev wrote:
>> From another thread:
> On 6/23/06, Sean Schofield <> wrote:
>> JSF is a major shift in the way we've been doing things.
>> It will take a while for everyone to understand JSF enough
>> before they are ready for Shale.
> I think that it should not be too complex to combine GWT front end
> with Struts backend. I haven't tried it yet but does it really matter,
> pure servlet or Struts Action, it is just a URL after all. GWT is new
> and fun, yet it might allow to reuse existing skills if not code.
> Struts would be used for server-side validation, model/database
> access/update, state management.
> Looking into Ajax future I think that from both developer and user
> perspective GWT/Struts can be a sensible option for rich web
> applications in comparison with JSF/Shale/ICEFaces/whatnot. Opinions?
> I know, I know, "It is up to you to make it happen" ;-)
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