Jcorporate Ltd. unveiled its Expresso 4.0 application development framework, a major release which includes integration with the Apache Jakarta Struts Framework. Expresso is an OSS Java application development framework, a foundation set of reusable, Java software components. By leveraging Java, JSP, Servlet, XML, J2EE, Javamail, Cactus, Log4J, JUnit, Xerces, Xalan, and Struts, Jcorporate empowers businesses to design and implement unique, adaptable, and unrestricted solutions that are independent of platform and application server.
Struts is a MVC light weight framework emphasizing presentation and application configuration, and bringing a powerful tag library to Expresso. Expresso 4.0 is an application development framework with components for developing database-driven web applications. Struts concentrates on specific areas of the application development process, whereas Expresso adds capabilities for database-stored security, object-relational mapping, background job handling and scheduling, self-tests, log4j logging integration, automated table manipulation, database connection pooling, email connectivity, event notification, caching, internationalization, XML automation, testing, registration objects, configuration management, automatic database maintenance, etc. Expresso is available for download at www.jcorporate.com/product/expresso.html