- Create Database
Create a new database (eg: struts_article) OR use a exist database.
Note: Struts Article uses MySQL database server, recommend version 4.1, 5.0 or above. Please set the CHARACTER SET to UTF8.
- Import SQL file
Import the SQL/StrutsArticle.sql. It will setup tow tables.
- Create Context
Create a Context in your servlet server. (eg: Tomcat)
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- Create Data Source
Create a new Datasource which named jdbc/StrutsArticle, and configure it correctly.
Note: You must specify UTF8 encoding in the JDBC URL.
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There is a example configuration file which generated by Tomcat, maybe you will like it. <StrutsArticle.xml>