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Struts Kick Start by Kevin Bedell, James Turner

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Understanding How Struts Tags Work: The <bean:page> Tag

It’s important to know about JSP custom tag development in general, but what you really need to know is how Struts tags in particular work. The Struts tag libraries were developed using a series of common techniques. Understanding these can help you both develop code and debug problems faster.

The sample tag that we’ll use is the <bean:page> tag. It was chosen because it’s not particularly long or complex, and it illustrates some of the basic ideas behind how all Struts tags work.

Only a single tag is presented here. This is done specifically so that if you want more information you’ll look into the source code directly on your own. I recommend that you begin by looking at the source code ...

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