Java Server Pages
In this chapter, we will make your programming life easier by introducing Java Server Pages (JSPs). In addition to making it easier to build a GUI interface, JSPs can use JSP tags and Expression Language (EL) instead of Java statements. JSP tags (and EL) are very useful because their syntax is much simpler than Java statements.
This chapter will also demonstrate how to create and use Java beans. We will then explore the Model-View-Controller (MVC) architecture and show how JSPs, beans, and servlets fit into the MVC framework. In addition, we will expand your knowledge of Web page components and introduce several very ...