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From "Don Brown" <donald.br...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Struts2 Basic Questions
Date Thu, 26 Oct 2006 21:56:02 GMT
Correct on all accounts :)

Don

On 10/26/06, Mark Menard <mark@mjm.net> wrote:
> On 10/26/06 5:06 PM, "Jim Reynolds" <jim.jreynold@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > From reading about Struts2, I can see that it is a marriage of Struts
> > 1.x and WebWork. Now WebWork actually consisted of 2 frameworks from
> > my understanding. WebWork framework for Web and underneath that was
> > XWork framework. Also, WebWork in 2.2 I believe was starting to use
> > Spring IOC for its inversion of control.
> >
> > So I guess I would like to know is the following:
> > 1) Does Struts2 use Springs IOC?
>
> Yes, it can. I don't think it's required though. I have personally used it
> since day one with Struts 2.
>
> > 2) Does it use WebWork tags?
>
> The s2 tags are derivatives of the ww tags. I've used the WebWork in Action
> book to work my way through the tags, and so far have found no deviation.
>
> > 3) Is XWork still underneath the covers for its expression language?
>
> Xwork is still there, but I don't know that Xwork is the expression
> language. It is my understanding that Xwork is an action framework around
> which S2 is wrapped.
>
> Regarding the expression language... I think you're thinking of OGNL, which
> I believe is separate from Xwork, but I could be wrong, and I'm sure someone
> will straighten me out.
>
> Later,
>
> Mark
>
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