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Use of Struts and tag lib

 
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Hello Everybody,
Well my question is this when we have servlet and we have jsp then why then we use complicated tag-library and struts concept have been desigend ,when we can achieve the same thing from our jsp and servlets , why we are making the things so compicated when we can achieve the things simply.
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I think that tag libraries can do things simply. It also make the code more readable.
 
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If you use Taglib/Custom Tag in JSP,

1. Readability
2. Rapid development if you have completed taglib.
3. Easy to debug code/maintain code
 
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To respond to the original question (why use the Apache "Struts" framework), when you have tag libraries allowing you to build pages integrated with Java beans, sql (and less javascript!): you shouldn't necessarily use Struts. The overhead may not be worthwhile if you are only building a small app (small is relative, but if you have only a half-dozen classes or so to deal with that may be a measure of 'small', and only a few pages). If you have MANY pages, Struts can help organize control flow, which is a big issue. If you don't want to write a large controller yourself, Struts provides that framework
 
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