How WebLogic Server Works with Servlets
JSP pages are processed using two distinct phases—translation and request processing—as shown in Figure 15.1.
Figure 15.1. JSP processing.
During the translation phase, which happens only during the initial request for the JSP page (assuming no changes), the JSP page is parsed into a Java file and then compiled into a server-side implementation class. This class implements the JavaSoft Servlet 2.3 interface.
Translation of the final version of the JSP page is normally the last step of the development process. Within a production environment, all JSP pages should be precompiled to avoid translation phase ...