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From Sandeep Takhar <sandeep_tak...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: calling an action as a forwards
Date Sat, 11 May 2002 21:05:49 GMT
yep - it works fine.
--- Emerson Cargnin - MSA <emersonc@sicredi.com.br>
wrote:
> Have someone used an action calling other other
> action as a forward???
> 
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Gerry Chike" <gchike@cisco.com>
> To: "Struts Users Mailing List"
> <struts-user@jakarta.apache.org>
> Sent: Monday, May 06, 2002 8:32 PM
> Subject: Re: BC4J versus Struts
> 
> 
> > Hi Yibing,
> > I don't believe there are any conflicts between
> the two frameworks. There
> is some overlap in regards to the presentation tier
> e.g. BC4J includes a set
> of JSP Tag libraries that enable you to easily
> access the BC4J tier.
> However, if you look at the examples that JDeveloper
> generates, you'll see
> that BC4J's Controller (of MVC) is "hard coded" into
> the pages, and  some
> generated scriptlets - further coupling the model,
> controller and view. You
> might be able to use the Struts framework
> specifically for it's Controller
> (avoiding Struts' ActionForms) and leverage BC4J's
> Tag Libraries for
> everything else, but I believe there's a better
> design.
> >
> > It's difficult to compare the two frameworks,
> since BC4J covers a much
> broader range of enterprise issues such as O/R
> mapping, transactions and
> distributed computing. These areas are BC4J's major
> strengths. In regard to
> distributed computing, BC4J is "tier independent",
> so you could deploy
> BC4J's ApplicationModule (your app) to a Servlet
> Container, as a stand-alone
> Java application, or into an EJB Container (wrapped
> as a Session Bean). In
> regard to transactions, the framework will handle
> very complicated caching
> algorithms, and can be configured to handle
> transactions in a number of
> different ways depending on your requirements e.g.
> no locking, optimistic
> locking, and pessimistic locking. In short, BC4J is
> a very complicated, but
> very powerful framework for handling business logic.
> >
> > On the other hand, Struts is a simple,
> light-weight implementation of the
> MVC design pattern - specifically for the Servlet
> piece of the J2EE
> specification. In fact, a much closer comparison
> could be made with Oracle's
> new MVC framework called UIX which is remarkably
> similar to Struts, but
> unlike Struts the View part (of the MVC) is
> de-coupled to allow either JSPs
> or XSLT/XML. Note: Currently, Struts is heavily
> coupled with JSPs, but there
> are a number of open-source groups which have
> implemented (or are
> implementing) different presentation technologies
> e.g. Velocity templates.
> >
> > In short, if I were to use both Struts and BC4J
> together, I would leverage
> each for it's strengths i.e. use Business Components
> for Java (BC4J) for
> handling business logic, and use Struts for handling
> the presentation tier
> e.g.
> >
> > <<Presentation Tier>>         <<Business Tier>>   
>       <<Database Tier>>
> >   Servlet Container          Servlet/EJB Container
>        Oracle Database
> > ---------------------      
> -----------------------     ------------------
> ----
> >    Struts (MVC)                BC4J (MC)          
>      Persistent Data
> (M)
> >
> >
> > Simply map BC4J's Views to your ActionForms (UI
> JavaBeans), or have BC4J
> return your data as XML (it's built into the
> framework) and apply your XSLT.
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Gerry
> >
> > At 04:51 PM 05/06/2002 -0400, Yibing Li wrote:
> > >Folks,
> > >
> > >    We are going to develop our web application
> using Struts as our Web
> > >Framework
> > >and JDeveloper as the IDE tool. As Oracle
> provides a  J2EE framework
> called
> > >Business
> > >Components For Java (BC4J), embedded in
> Jdeveloper, most likely we will
> also
> > >use that. My question to the group is:
> > >
> > >    Given Struts is a web framework  and BC4J is
> a J2EE Framework, are
> there
> > >any conflicts
> > >of using both in the same application? How about
> even in the same tier
>  Web
> > >tier )?
> > >If the answer is yes, how can we make them work
> together.
> > >
> > >If you understand both and have used them, please
> give me a reply.
> > >
> > >Thanks a lot.
> > >
> > >
> > >Yibing
> > >
> > >
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