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The Java™ EE 5 Tutorial, Third Edition: For Sun Java System Application Server Platform Edition 9 by Kim Haase, Scott Fordin, Ian Evans, Debbie Carson, Jennifer Ball, Eric Jendrock

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Chapter 4. JavaServer Pages Technology

JavaServer Pages (JSP) technology allows you to easily create web content that has both static and dynamic components. JSP technology makes available all the dynamic capabilities of Java Servlet technology but provides a more natural approach to creating static content. The main features of JSP technology are as follows:

  • A language for developing JSP pages, which are text-based documents that describe how to process a request and construct a response

  • An expression language for accessing server-side objects

  • Mechanisms for defining extensions to the JSP language

JSP technology also contains an API that is used by developers of web containers, but this API is not covered in this tutorial.

What Is a JSP Page?

A JSP ...

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