How JSP Pages Are Processed?

This section describes how JSP pages are processed by the Web server. Two key steps are involved: 1) compilation of the JSP page into a Java Servlet class; 2) execution of the compiled class.

Before looking at how a JSP page is processed, let's see how a static HTML page is processed by a Web server first:

Now look at how a JSP page is processed by a Web server:

There are two key steps involved in serving a JSP page:

Last update: 2012.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

JSP (JavaServer Pages) Overview

 What Is JSP (JavaServer Pages)?

 Main Features of JSP 2.1

How JSP Pages Are Processed?

 Popular JSP Enabled Web Servers

 Tomcat 7 Installation on Windows Systems

 JSP Scripting Elements

 Java Servlet Introduction

 JSP Implicit Objects

 Syntax of JSP Pages and JSP Documents

 JSP Application Session

 Managing Cookies in JSP Pages

 JavaBean Objects and "useBean" Action Elements

 Managing HTTP Response Header Lines

 Non-ASCII Characters Support in JSP Pages

 Performance of JSP Pages

 EL (Expression Language)

 Overview of JSTL (JSP Standard Tag Libraries)

 JSTL Core Library

 JSP Custom Tags

 JSP Java Tag Interface

 Custom Tag Attributes

 Multiple Tags Working Together

 File Upload Test Application

 Outdated Tutorials

 References

 PDF Printing Version