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From "Don Brown" <donald.br...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [S2] Zero config enhancement
Date Thu, 26 Apr 2007 10:32:21 GMT
Sounds great, keep us posted.

Don

On 4/26/07, Brian Pontarelli <brian@pontarelli.com> wrote:
>
> After some thought, I'm actually going to try and write an
> UnknownHandler that will do all of this for me instead of the
> modifications to Struts itself. I should be able to handle everything
> that codebehind and zero-config do with my additional annotations and
> some other enhancements for handling "components" without diving into
> Tapestry or GWT or the like...
>
> If anyone has reasons to believe that this won't work, just let me know.
> Otherwise, I'll hopefully get this running and then can submit it as a
> plugin.
>
> -bp
>
>
> Brian Pontarelli wrote:
> > I just got done writing an enhancement to the zero-configuration code.
> > It provides a number of new features:
> >
> > - Support for action name mapping so that you can transform from
> > SomeNamedAction to someNamed.action or some_named.action. This uses an
> > interface so it can be extended however is required. I made two
> > implementations, the first uses the existing code to lowercase and
> > remove the action ending, the second is an SEO friendly implementation
> > that handles camel case and adds in underscores.
> >
> > - Added the ActionName and ActionNames annotations for the action
> > classes. These two annotations allow actions to provide non-default
> > names as well as methods to invoke. You can also supply an array of
> > ActionName annotations to allow a single action to handle multiple
> > actions.
> >
> > I did not add support to the result annotation to allow for results to
> > be associated with specific actions, but that should be trivial. This
> > stuff makes SEO handling pretty easy and also allows for modifications
> > to the zero-configuration URL handling via annotations in the same
> > manner that results can be modified via annotations. I'll be using
> > this stuff here locally, but I think it would be pretty beneficial to
> > the community and would like to discuss putting it back into core.
> >
> > I can put together a patch file if anyone wants to look over the
> > modifications.
> >
> > -bp
> >
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