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(tick) These are the notes for the Struts 2.1.2 build.

(tick) For prior notes on the the prior release series, see Version Notes 2.1.1

  • If you are a Maven user, you might want to get started using the Maven Archetype.
  • Another quick-start entry point is the blank application. Rename and deploy the WAR as a starting point for your own development.
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    <name>ASF Maven 2 Snapshot</name>

Backward compatibility issues with previous versions

  • Since 2.1.0: All default result names and interceptor names are now in camelCase (eg. was redirect-action, is now redirectAction)
  • Since 2.1.0: The "ajax" theme is provided by the Dojo Plugin. Applications using the ajax theme must include the Dojo Plugin dependency and modify existing pages to import the plugin's own taglib/model
  • Since 2.1.0 Tiles plugin: A DOCTYPE is now mandatory in the Tiles definitions XML
  • Since 2.1.1: The immutable Configuration object is now created via a builder. The API is not compatible with prior versions. This primarily affects plugins that define Configuration.
  • Since 2.1.1: The static method ActionContext.getContext() no longer lazily initializes an ActionContext. Unit tests that relied upon this behaviour need to setup the ActionContext via the Container first.
  • Since 2.1.1: OGNL method calls like "text(key)" now invoke "text(String)" instead of "getText(String)". This affects method calls only, not properties. Some OGNL expressions may need to be updated.
  • Since 2.1.1: JUnit, TestNG, and DWR classes classes moved into their own plugins

New Features and Plugins

  • JUnit support moved to plugin (Since 2.1.1)
  • TestNG support moved to plugin (Since 2.1.1)
  • DWR support moved to plugin (Since 2.1.1)
  • Portlet support moved to plugin (Since 2.1.0)

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Build/Release Plan

  • Struts 2.1.2 will be the third milestone/test-build in the 2.1.x series.
    • There is yet to be a GA release in this series.
  • The Build/Release Managers is Don Brown
  • The proposed tag date for the build is 2 May, 2008
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