Chapter 8. JSP Basics

JSP Basics

JavaServer Pages (JSP) is another Java technology for developing web applications. JSP was released during the time servlet technology had gained popularity as one of the best web technologies available. JSP is not meant to replace servlets, however. In fact, JSP is an extension of the servlet technology, and it is common practice to use both servlets and JSP pages in the same web applications.

Authoring JSP pages is so easy that you can write JSP applications without much knowledge of the underlying API. If you want to be a really good Java web programmer, however, you need to know both JSP and servlets. Even if you use only ...

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