Developing EAServer Components for JSPs
EAServer components are reserved for the tough jobs, the complex jobs, those things that require more capability than the JSP can provide. For example, EAServer components are especially good at database access, string manipulation, and complex math. In addition, because of the nature of EAServer, the components are not language dependent; that is, EAServer components can be written in a variety of languages including PowerBuilder and Java.
What Can Be Passed to a Component
EAServer components can accept a variety of values passed either by value or by reference. The datatype of the arguments passed is not dependent on the component language. The primary reason for this is that the component datatypes, ...