Connecting the Pieces

In this section, we will piece together the different components within the Auction module to build a sophisticated interface with navigational capabilities and personalized information. We will also create a site-wide look that contains a banner, sidebar, main view, and footer as shown in Figure 9.14.

Figure 9.14. Site-wide page style for AuctionStation

This section looks at two techniques for doing this:

  • Using HTML frames

  • Creating a JSP "template"

Using HTML Frames

HTML frames are an integral part of the HTML specification supported by most browsers. Using HTML frames, the browser window can be divided into ...

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