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Mcgill Smith
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Hi,

I am new to struts.Is your book suitable for beginners?
Thanks.
 
Rick Hightower
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Yes. I feel the book is particularly suited for just that.... Not that the material is basic.... Each chapter has a step-by-step example for getting started with the technology (e.g., Validator framework, Tiles, etc.).
 
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I think many books get into the wow factor about the technology, and considering all of its possible applications without covering how to get started.
Most folks new to a technology want a little background and then some instructions to get started, then some more detail.
I try to never neglect the step-by-step getting started with new technologies.
I know what it does... now show me how to do it.
Writing step-by-step instructions is not as fun as pontificating about technology, but it is much more useful for real developers.
 
Mcgill Smith
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Thanks Rick.
 
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Sure no problem. I really dig JavaRanch.
This week has been hell.
I got up Friday at 5 AM and worked till 8 PM.
The joys of owning your own business. Yikes!
 
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