Chapter 3. General-Purpose and Conditional Actions

Topics in This Chapter

  • General-Purpose Actions

  • Conditional Actions

  • Using Conditional and General-Purpose Actions Together

  • Conditional Custom Actions

Some of the most basic tasks that JSP developers perform involve producing output, setting and accessing scoped variables and JavaBean properties, implementing conditional code, and handling exceptions. All of those tasks are discussed in this chapter, which explores the JSTL general-purpose and conditional actions. The general-purpose actions are discussed in “General-Purpose Actions” on page 102, and the conditional actions are discussed in “Conditional Actions” on page 127.

Besides showing you how to use the JSTL general-purpose and conditional actions, ...

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