- Download the JSP 2.0
specification from the Sun JSP site.
- JSP is designed to clearly separate the roles of Web designer and application developer.
Get an overview of the architectural decisions that make this possible in
architecture (developerWorks, February 2001).
- Refer to the article
Web applications with JavaServer Pages 2.0 for further discussion of JSP 2.0.
- See Creating
JSP 2.0 tag files (Oracle Technology Network) for an in-depth discussion about JSP 2.0
- Refer to JSP 2.0: The
new deal, Part 1 (ONJava.com, November 2003) for new features of JSP 2.0.
- For more on Velocity, see Client and
server-side templating with Velocity (developerWorks, February 2004).
- Read about JSP taglibs in Noel J. Bergman's JSP
taglibs: Better usability by design (developerWorks, December 2001).
- Brett McLaughlin shows you how make the best use of JSP in his article
JSP best practices: Combine JavaBeans
components and JSP (developerWorks, May 2003).
- See the entire
practices series by Brett McLaughlin.
- Learn more about expression language in A
JSTL primer, Part 1: The expression language (developerWorks, February 2003). The remainder of the series offers
some excellent reading, as well: Part 2
(March 2003), examines flow control and URL management through custom tags;
Part 3 (April 2003) covers formatting
and internationalization through custom tags; and Part
4 (May 2003) introduces custom tag libraries for exchanging XML and database content in JSP pages.
Chapter 15 of the Java
Language Specification examines expressions in detail.
- Rick Hightower's comprehensive tutorial will have you
Mastering JSP custom tags
(developerWorks, June 2004) in no time.
- Interested in Java servlets? Roy Miller's
Introduction to Java Servlet
technology (developerWorks, February 2005) will get you started out right.
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