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... this is by far the most promising GUI front end I've tried so far ...

F.A.Q | LOGS | ARCHIVES | LICENSE

 


First, thank you for using Easy Struts ... without you, project cannot continue.


After receiving a large number of email, Easy Struts is now under refactoring

 

The Easy Struts project provides plug-ins for the Eclipse 2.0, Borland JBuilder 5, and Borland JBuilder 6 development environments to enable you to develop web applications based on the MVC design pattern provided by the Jakarta Struts framework.

Easy Struts is FREE and OPEN-SOURCE. Licensing is provided with the
ASF license.

Why use Easy Struts inside Eclipse :

- Easy Struts plugin can be used with J2EE plugin :
Sysdeo Tomcat, Resin, Lomboz... (or simply a Java project).
- Provide Struts config editor for Struts 1.0 and Struts 1.1 files.
- XSLT generation.
- Provide a global view of any Java project with Easy Struts support.
- Full support for Struts 1.1 modules.
- Tool tip text extracted from Struts DTD.
- Input helper (chooser dialog and validation).
- Compatible with IBM WSAD 5 (with some troubles...)
- XDoclet
support in progress.
-
... and it's FREE
- Easy Struts developpement is in progress ...there are still bugs in theses versions...

Compatibility with Eclipse 2.1 done, and released !


This project hosted by sourceforge.

 

 

 

 


STATUS

  • NEW Easy Strut 0.6.4 for Eclipse out ...
  • Survey #1 : What Struts version are you using ...
  • Easy Explore Eclipse plugin out ...
  • Easy Struts 0.4.2 for JBuilder out ...
  • UML Icons for JBuilder out ...

 

Books news :

New Struts book available soon :

Professional Struts Applications, cover subjets are Struts, Lucene, ObjectRelationalBrige, Velocity.


Interesting book about open-source java tools :
Professional Java Tools : Real world Ant, JUnit, CVS, Cactus, Bugzilla, Maven, JMeter and XDoclet.

Eclipse book available soon : Java Development with Eclipse from manning. One chaper is related to Eclipse and Struts (mean Easy Struts?;)

Eclipse featuresEclipse features:

- Eclipse 2.1 Compatible.
- Full wizard refactoring (add exception and module wizards).
- Support for Struts 1.1 modules.
- Easy Struts Explorer with struts-config and webapp hierarchy.
- Use of XSLT for classes and jsp generation.
-
Struts config editor for Struts 1.1 and Struts 1.0 config files (not available for Struts 1.0).
- Wizard Action, ActionForm, and JSP: allow fast creation of a (bean + jsp) form, associated with an action.
- Wizard Action: allows you to easily create an action, which can be associated to an existing form.
- Assitant ActionForm: allows you to rapidly create Permet a (bean + jsp) form.
- Create and update of the Struts descriptor (struts-config.xml).
- Starting up of the Web application for Struts (addition of the action servlet into web.xml, copying of the lib, tlds, and so on).
- Support for Struts 1.0 and Struts 1.1.
- Preferences page.
- Ability to use your classes coming from Struts classes.

For more information, check
Changes log.

Current version is 0.6.4: get it with
update manager (recommended) or download it [zip] [tar.gz]

Previous version can be found
here.

 

JBuilder featuresJBuilder features:

- Use of XSLT for classes and jsp generation. (not yet released)
- Wizard Action, ActionForm and JSP: allow fast creation of a (bean + jsp) form, associated with an action.
- Wizard Action: allows you to easily create an action, which can be associated to an existing form.
- Assitant ActionForm: allows you to rapidly create Permet a (bean + jsp) form.
- Create and update of the Struts descriptor (struts-config.xml).
- Starting up of the Web application for Struts (addition of the action servlet into web.xml, copying of the lib, tlds, and so on).
- Support for Struts 1.0 and Struts 1.1.
- Preferences page.
- Ability to use your classes coming from Struts classes.

For more information, check
Changes log .

Current version is 0.4.2 : download it
[zip] [tar.gz]

Previous version can be found
here.

For managing Struts config files inside JBuilder, struts-console is available in a JBuilder OpenTool.
Get it here.

JBuilder featuresUML Icons for JBuilder :

UML icons for JBuilder: For UML users, this opentool replaces JBuilder Java icons with UML standard icons. [
More information]

Screenshot

 

JBuilder featuresEasy Explore for Eclipse :

Easy Explore 1.0.1 for Eclipse: For Eclipse user, this plugin add 'Windows Explorer' feature in Resource/Package explorer popup menu. Get it with Update manager (recommended) or Download it.

NOTE: This plugin is not Easy Struts or Struts related.




Previous version can be found here.

 

Easy Struts is open source and free, if you want you can donate to support developpement

Here some struts related books :

Chuck Cavaness

NEW By wrox.

NEW By David Gallardo.

By Struts team.

By Sue Spielman

by James Turner, Kevin Bedell

By James Goodwill

 

by Shawn Bayern

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