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saqibC (3) [Avatar] Offline
Hi Neal,

My name is Saqib Chowdhry, and I work for Salmon LLC in New York. Salmon LLC has released an open-source, free GPL J2EE framework called SOFIA (Salmon Open Framework for Internet Applications). I was wondering if you have given this framework a try or not. I haven't had exposure to any of the frameworks you have mentioned in your book, although I have heard of many of them. I have been using SOFIA for about 3 years now, and I along with many people out there are totally sold on it. Obviously, I may be a little biased, since I work for Salmon LLC as well. But I thought maybe it would be beneficial for you to give SOFIA a try if you haven't already. I am very interested in purchasing your book, and going through the example code for the different frameworks out there, especially Struts.

For some more info on SOFIA, please go to It can be downloaded at I would be very interested in your comments on SOFIA. Thanks, and take care!
mdsiraj (2) [Avatar] Offline
Re: SOFIA framework...
Hi Saqib,
I've been using SOFIA framework for quite some time. While going thr' through the examples on website, i found a tag <salmon:detailformdisplaybox ... >
in example18 .
I don't find the details of this tag in .tld file. I am using version2.1

saqibC (3) [Avatar] Offline
Re: SOFIA framework...
Hi Mohammed,

For all questions related to SOFIA, please go to the forums at

A whole pool of SOFIA developers are available to answer any questions regarding SOFIA. Thanks!
mdsiraj (2) [Avatar] Offline
Re: SOFIA framework...
Hi Saqib,Thx for the info.