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From Adam Brin <ab...@digitalantiquity.org>
Subject Re: tiles, sitemesh, velocity and other template engines
Date Wed, 29 Jun 2016 19:40:53 GMT
Hi Christoph & Łukasz,
  Thanks.  This is useful.  We’ll stay with Sitemesh2 and Freemarker for now.  

thanks,

adam

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Adam Brin
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> On Jun 29, 2016, at 1:19 AM, Christoph Nenning <Christoph.Nenning@lex-com.net>
wrote:
> 
>> From: Adam Brin <abrin@digitalantiquity.org>
>> To: Struts Users Mailing List <user@struts.apache.org>, 
>> Date: 29.06.2016 07:39
>> Subject: tiles, sitemesh, velocity and other template engines
>> 
>> Hi All,
>>  I've been reviewing our templating implementation (currently 
> sitemesh2)
>> and noticed that it seems  like the three main template engines that
>> Struts2 supports are all effectively unsupported, and implementation of
>> sitemesh 3 (which has been barely updated since it was released seems
>> stalled). What templating engines are others using, and are there
>> alternatives that are better supported?  I wonder / worry about security
>> issues among other things.
>> 
>> *Velocity:*
>> last updated 2010 --
>> http://mvnrepository.com/artifact/org.apache.velocity/velocity/1.7
>> 
>> *Tiles:*
>> last updated 2014 --
>> http://mvnrepository.com/artifact/org.apache.tiles/tiles-core
>> 
>> *Sitemesh 2:*
>> Last updated 2009 -- 
> http://mvnrepository.com/artifact/opensymphony/sitemesh
>> 
>> *Sitemesh 3: *(stalled - https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/WW-4356)
>> last updated  2015 - 
> http://mvnrepository.com/artifact/org.sitemesh/sitemesh
>> 
>> thanks,
>> 
>> adam
>> 
> 
> 
> We use mainly Tiles2 with JSPs. In newer projects we are using Tiles3. 
> There are occasions when we use Freemarker instead of JSP but that is 
> rare.
> 
> I really love the new tiles-annotations that struts provides. With that I 
> can reduce the size of tiles.xml to a minimum and annotate actions instead 
> :)
> 
> 
> Regards,
> Christoph
> 
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