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J2EE™ Tutorial, The by Beth Stearns, Monica Pawlan, Eric Jendrock, Kim Haase, Dale Green, Stephanie Bodoff

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Examples

The custom tags described in this section demonstrate solutions to two recurring problems in developing JSP applications: minimizing the amount of Java programming in JSP pages and ensuring a common look and feel across applications. In doing so, they illustrate many of the styles of tags discussed in the first part of the chapter.

An Iteration Tag

Constructing page content that is dependent on dynamically generated data often requires the use of flow control scripting statements. By moving the flow control logic to tag handlers, flow control tags reduce the amount of scripting needed in JSP pages.

The Struts logic:iterate tag retrieves objects from a collection stored in a JavaBeans component and assigns them to a scripting variable. ...

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