Introduction to Apache Struts 2 Training Course


Apache Struts 2 is a web application framework that uses and extends the Java Serverlet API for adopting a model-view-controller architecture. Using Apache Struts 2, users can create Java EE web applications.

This instructor-led, live training (online or onsite) is aimed at web developers who wish to use Apache Struts 2 to create web applications.

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Build Java MVC applications.
  • Handle large projects and support REST applications.
  • Secure Apache Struts 2 from vulnerabilities such as remote code execution attacks.

Format of the Course

  • Interactive lecture and discussion.
  • Lots of exercises and practice.
  • Hands-on implementation in a live-lab environment.

Course Customization Options

  • To request a customized training for this course, please contact us to arrange.


  • Java programming experience


  • Web Developers

Course Outline


Apache Struts 2 Overview

  • What is Apache Struts 2?
  • Apache Struts 2 features

Preparing the Development Environment

  • Installing and configuring Apache Struts 2
  • Setting up an Apache Tomcat server

Apache Struts 2 Quick Start

  • Creating an application
  • Passing data
  • Creating a custom validator
  • Creating a custom interceptor

Form Handling

  • Validating data
  • Using XML files


  • Connecting the database
  • Using statements

Testing the Application

  • Testing with unit tests and mock tests

Debugging the Application

  • Handling errors

Deploying the Application

  • Deploying a Java MVC web application
  • Hosting a Java MVC application

Securing the Application

  • Hardening a Java MVC application


Summary and Conclusion

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