C H A P T E R  3

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JSP Application Architectures

In the first two chapters, you learned a large portion of JSP’s components through brief examples. In this chapter, I will tell you how everything fits together in complex applications.

The insertion of Java code into HTML modules opens up the possibility of building dynamic web pages, but to say that it is possible doesn’t mean you can do it efficiently and effectively. If you start developing complex applications exclusively by means of scripting elements, you’ll rapidly reach the point where the code will become difficult to maintain. The key problem with mixing Java and HTML, as in “Hello World!”, ...

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