The SiteMesh Starter Kit was put together to be as unobtrusive as possible. As such there is no installation.
Unzip the ssk folder to a root folder. For example C:\ or D:\In this example, we create an apps folder on the C: drive and unzip using 7-Zip.
You may use another folder, but some unzip programs will give you an error about long path names. This is a Windows limitation.
For the rest of this tutorial we will assume you are using the folder C:\apps\ssk.
Starting, C:\apps\ssk\sts-2.6.1.SR1\STS.exe will launch your development environment as shown below,
If everything succeeds you will see the following screen,
To As more tutorials are built they will be posted in subsequent articles. This depends on your feedback. If you would like to see more let us know.
If we do make more tutorials, to keep things simple for developers new to both SiteMesh and Java web applications, subsequent tutorials are not included in the SSK. Instead they
will be packaged as WAR files and can be imported.
To do, put steps for deleting and importing new sitemesh war files.