Struts2 is the latest manifestation of the popular Struts Java web application framework. Like its predecessor, its goals are to make web application development faster, easier and more productive than ever before. Despite new languages and new techniques, the action-base MVC framework is still a viable and effective option for modern web application development. Within this book you will find everything you need to get up and running using Struts2 - from the architecture and configuration, to implementing actions and the supporting infrastructure such as validation and internationalization. Above all else, it focuses on the practical - with plenty of code and productivity tips to get you started using Struts2 today.