Joshua Java

I thought Struts is dead

Posted on: November 28, 2007

Recently I evaluated two popular opensource project, Liferay and XWiki. It turns out that both of these projects still use Struts1 for their MVC model. I thought no one would use Struts1 anymore considering there are so many better frameworks out there. I proved myself wrong.

6 Responses to "I thought Struts is dead"

Yup you’re right. There ‘re many sites which still use struts 1, for an example is http://www.jroller.com . It have an extension *.do (struts 1 common extensiion) for its pages.

Don’t EVER understimate habits

why sturts is dead?
what strong excuse struts is dead?
why people mostly use choose struts better than other framework ?

I thought it’s dead because merely there are more better frameworks than struts out there. People usually chose struts because: They don’t have any other choice since struts has been around in the webapp framework space for quite a long time. IMHO, if those people have choice, they wouldn’t use struts.

Liferay and JRoller are products that have been around for a while. They probably got to the point that a rewrite does not buy them enough to be worth the pain.

Hi,

what was your opinion with regards to xwiki vs liferay. Which one would you say is better and why..

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