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Struts Online Training Course Contents

Duration: 4-5 Weeks

Chapter 1: Struts Architecture
  • MVC and Model 2
  • Command Pattern
  • Struts Framework
  • More XML, Less Java!
  • Action Mappings
  • JavaBeans in Struts
  • Working with Forms
  • Validation
  • Presentation Technology
  • Tiles
Chapter 2: Action Mappings
  • Command Pattern for Web Applications
  • ActionServlet
  • Action
  • ActionMappings
  • Struts Configuration
  • Selecting a Forward
  • Global Forwards
  • Global Exception Handlers
  • Declarative Exception Handling
Chapter 3: Forms
  • Working with HTML Forms
  • Action Forms (Form Beans)
  • Relationship to Input
  • Relationship to Actions
  • Relationship to the Model
  • Relationship to Output
  • DynaActionForm and Map-Backed Forms
  • Validation
  • Coarse-Grained Form Beans
Chapter 4: Struts Tag Libraries
  • Building View Components
  • Struts Tag Libraries
  • Attributes and Struts Expressions
  • Building Forms
  • <html:form>
  • <html:text> et. al.
  • Forms and Form Beans
  • Scope and Duration of Form Data
  • Managing Hyperlinks
  • Error Messages
  • Logic Tags
Chapter 5: The JSP Standard Tag Library
  • JSTL Overview
  • JSP Expression Language
  • Core Tags
  • Formatting Tags
  • XML Tags
  • SQL Tags
  • Mixing JSTL, EL, Scripts and Actions
Chapter 6: Internationalization And Localization
  • i18n in Java
  • i18n in Actions
  • i18n in JSTL
  • i18n in Validation
Chapter 7: Input Validation
  • Validation in Web Applications
  • Validation in Struts
  • The Struts Validator Plug-In
  • Validating ActionForm Subtypes
  • Configuring Validation
  • Standard Validators
  • Rules
  • Is <html:form> Necessary?
  • Reporting Errors
  • Multi-Page Validation
  • Client-Side Validation
  • Limitations on the Client Side
  • Implementing a Validator
  • Implementing ActionForm.validate
Chapter 8. Advanced Configuration
  • Struts Configuration in Depth
  • Wildcards
  • Extensions
  • The Configuration Object Model
  • Subclasses and <set-property>
  • Plug-Ins
  • Integrating Other Frameworks
  • Role-Based Security
  • Chaining Actions
  • The ComposableRequestProcessor Class
  • Configuring Command Chains
  • Modules
Chapter 9: Under The Hood
  • Global Objects
  • Specialized Struts Actions
  • The Utility Package
  • The Commons BeanUtils Class
  • Form Beans as Adapters to the Business Tier
  • Reusing Validation Rules
  • Graceful Validation
Chapter 10: Tiles
  • Consistent Look and Feel
  • Reusable Layouts and Content
  • The Tiles Framework
  • Instantiating Layouts
  • Body-Wrap Insertions
  • Tiles and Stylesheets
  • Working with Tiles Attributes
  • The Tiles Context
  • Definitions
  • Aggregation and Inheritance
  • The Tiles Plug-In
  • Forwarding to Definitions
  • Performance Considerations
  • Appendix B: Quick Reference