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(tick) These are the notes for the Struts 2.1.8 distribution.

(tick) For prior notes in this release series, see Version Notes 2.1.6

  • 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.
Maven Dependency
<dependency>
  <groupId>org.apache.struts</groupId>
  <artifactId>struts2-core</artifactId>
  <version>2.1.8</version>
</dependency>
Snapshot Repository
<repositories>
  <repository>
    <id>apache.snapshots</id>
    <name>ASF Maven 2 Snapshot</name>
    <url>http://people.apache.org/repo/m2-snapshot-repository</url>
  </repository>
</repositories>

Backward compatibility issues with prior development release

  • The bean named-variable was renamed to namedVariable ww-3092
  • If the @Result annotation is marked at the method level, it will override class-level @Result annotations ww-3043
  • The @ParentPackage annotation can now be inherited ww-3162
  • The DefaultActionMapper now honors the dynamic method invocation configuration value as well as using the newer camelCase naming conventions for its shortcuts (redirectAction: instead of redirect-action:) ww-3129

New Features and Plugins

  • Struts now has a JSON plugin to support a JSON result type
  • Struts has an embeddedjsp plugin for compiling JSPs possibly packaged within a jar
  • The Struts 2 Spring plugin now supports spring's reloading class loader
  • Struts now supports a full-featured OSGi Plugin osgi plugin

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