JSP Syntax

JSP syntax can be divided into three classifications: directives, scripting elements, and actions. JSP syntax is modeled on the XML tag model. WebLogic's implementation of JSP 1.2 enables the use of either the standard JSP tags or equivalent XML tags.


Directives are messages to the WebLogic JSP container, which provides instruction on what to do with the JSP page. Directives are used to control the process of translating the page into a servlet. There are three directives: page, include, and taglib. You may use multiple directives. Their location within the page is irrelevant, except for the include directive, which must be at the top of the page. Directives can contain name-value pairs in the form attribute="value". The ...

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