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From Vic Cekvencih <>
Subject Re: Offtopic: Dynamic Menus and struts?
Date Mon, 28 Jul 2003 17:20:27 GMT
Somone wrote an extension to Struts-Menu to get itemst from a DB.

They talked about it at a Friday GAIM/IRC meeting.
So....  one of you listen in next Friday and ask. (I do not know who it 
was, but maybe somone does).


Paul McCulloch wrote:
> I'm looking at the very same thing right now. Struts-menu (a seperate Struts
> helper package) takes care of all the javascript stuff.
> It does have built in support for permissions based display, but I don't
> know if supports truly dynamic (i.e. defined in the database) menus - any
> ideas anyone?
> Paul
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Erickson []
> Sent: 28 July 2003 17:08
> To: Struts Mailing List
> Subject: Offtopic: Dynamic Menus and struts?
> Hi we are developing an application with struts and tiles, and we'd like one
> of our tiles to contain a menu that is rendered everytime the page is
> loaded.  And the menus that the user can see are based on what permissions
> he has access to.  So we were thinking of using Javascript to do the menu
> (only other way I know of is an applet).  But we have a couple fundamental
> problems, #1 how to get the permissions from the session object into a
> javascript function, and how to get the menu data to the javascript
> functions, in the form of an xml file or otherwise.  Has anyone else tackled
> something of the sort?  Any help/expertise extremely appreciated.
> -David
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