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JavaServer Pages™, Second Edition by Larne Pekowsky

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Chapter 4. The Standard Tag Library

Chapter 3 explained how to get values from beans to pages with the jsp:getProperty tag, along with a number of limitations in this process. There was no good way to display the tracks on a CD, because the page has no way to know how many tracks a bean will be holding. The quiz was unable to determine whether the user’s answer was correct, because the page has no way to compare two values in a bean.

Both of these problems can be solved by a new set of tags: the standard tag library. Although these tags are not technically a portion of the JSP specification, they are closely related and can be used in any application server that supports JSPs. This chapter looks at what these tags can do, after a few words on how ...

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