Chapter 10. Custom Tag Libraries
Terms you'll need to understand:
Tag library descriptor
Web deployment descriptor
Tag attributes and bodies
Custom tag life cycle
Techniques you'll need to master:
Know the tag library descriptor elements for tag libraries.
Be able to write a tag library descriptor in XML notation.
Understand the tag life cycle.
Identify triggers for event methods (doStartTag, doAfterBody, and doEndTag).
Identify valid return values for the event methods.
Understand how to use BODY or PAGE constants in event methods.
In the custom tag handler, know how to access a given JSP page's implicit variable and the page's attributes.
Identify methods that return an outer tag handler from within an inner ...