We have looked at the basics of JSP and Scriptlets and even created a basic template using JSP tags. We will now look at JSP tags in more detail and at how they can be used within HTML documents.
The JSP tag libraries use HTML-like (or XML-like) element syntax for including dynamic functionality in a document. Core JSP tags, or directives, are characterized by the percent sign,
For example, the JSP
page directive from the JSP template earlier in this chapter looked like this:
<%@ page session="false" %>
Core tags are used to provide information to the server about how the page is to be processed. So far, we’ve looked at the
page directive, which provides the server with information on how to treat the page, and the ...