Stripes is an open source web application framework based on the model-view-controller pattern.
The Apache Struts web framework is a free open-source solution for creating Java web applications.
"I ve found stripes to be really effective and surprisingly lightweight....it aims to be more lightweight than struts"
from question "Choosing a Java Web Framework now?"
"Stripes the actionbean approach doesn t look much better than struts"
from question "State of the art Java web framework for RESTful GUI apps?"