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Table of Contents

  1. JSP Application Basics

    1. Chapter 1 Introducing JavaServer Pages

      1. What Is JavaServer Pages?
      2. Why Use JSP?
      3. What You Need to Get Started
    2. Chapter 2 HTTP and Servlet Basics

      1. The HTTP Request/Response Model
      2. Servlets
    3. Chapter 3 JSP Overview

      1. The Problem with Servlets
      2. The Anatomy of a JSP Page
      3. JSP Processing
      4. JSP Application Design with MVC
    4. Chapter 4 Setting Up the JSP Environment

      1. Installing the Java Software Development Kit
      2. Installing the Tomcat Server
      3. Testing Tomcat
      4. Installing the Book Examples
      5. Example Web Application Overview
  2. JSP Application Development

    1. Chapter 5 Generating Dynamic Content

      1. Creating a JSP Page
      2. Installing a JSP Page
      3. Running a JSP Page
      4. Using JSP Directive Elements
      5. Using Template Text
      6. Using JSP Action Elements
    2. Chapter 6 Using JavaBeans Components in JSP Pages

      1. What Is a Bean?
      2. Declaring a Bean in a JSP Page
      3. Reading Bean Properties
      4. Setting Bean Properties
    3. Chapter 7 Using Custom Tag Libraries and the JSP Standard Tag Library

      1. What Is a Custom Tag Library?
      2. Installing a Custom Tag Library
      3. Declaring a Custom Tag Library
      4. Using Actions from a Tag Library
    4. Chapter 8 Processing Input and Output

      1. Reading Request Parameter Values
      2. Validating User Input
      3. Formatting HTML Output
    5. Chapter 9 Error Handling and Debugging

      1. Dealing with Syntax Errors
      2. Debugging a JSP Application
      3. Dealing with Runtime Errors
    6. Chapter 10 Sharing Data Between JSP Pages, Requests, and Users

      1. Passing Control and Data Between Pages
      2. Sharing Session and Application Data
      3. Online Shopping
      4. Memory Usage Considerations
    7. Chapter 11 Accessing a Database

      1. Accessing a Database from a JSP Page
      2. Validating Complex Input Without a Bean
      3. Using Transactions
      4. Application-Specific Database Actions
    8. Chapter 12 Authentication and Personalization

      1. Container-Provided Authentication
      2. Application-Controlled Authentication
      3. Other Security Concerns
    9. Chapter 13 Internationalization

      1. How Java Supports Internationalization and Localization
      2. Generating Localized Output
      3. A Brief History of Bits
      4. Handling Localized Input
    10. Chapter 14 Working with XML Data

      1. Generating an XML Response
      2. Transforming XML into HTML
      3. Transforming XML into a Device-Dependent Format
      4. Processing XML Data
    11. Chapter 15 Using Scripting Elements

      1. Using page Directive Scripting Attributes
      2. Implicit JSP Scripting Objects
      3. Using Scriptlets
      4. Using Expressions
      5. Using Declarations
      6. Mixing Action Elements and Scripting Elements
      7. Dealing with Scripting Syntax Errors
    12. Chapter 16 Bits and Pieces

      1. Buffering
      2. Including Page Fragments
      3. Mixing Client-Side and Server-Side Code
      4. Precompiling JSP Pages
      5. Preventing Caching of JSP Pages
      6. Writing JSP Pages as XML Documents
      7. How URIs Are Interpreted
  3. JSP in J2EE and JSP Component Development

    1. Chapter 17 Web Application Models

      1. The Java 2 Enterprise Edition Model
      2. The MVC Design Model
      3. Scalability
    2. Chapter 18 Combining JSP and Servlets

      1. Servlets, Filters, and Listeners
      2. Picking the Right Component Type for Each Task
      3. Initializing Shared Resources Using a Listener
      4. Access Control Using a Filter
      5. Centralized Request Processing Using a Servlet
      6. Using a Common JSP Error Page
    3. Chapter 19 Developing JavaBeans Components for JSP

      1. Beans as JSP Components
      2. JSP Bean Examples
      3. Unexpected <jsp:setProperty> Behavior
    4. Chapter 20 Developing Custom Tag Libraries

      1. Tag Extension Basics
      2. Developing a Simple Action
      3. Developing an Iterating Action
      4. Processing the Action Body
      5. Handling Exceptions
      6. The Tag-Handler Lifecycle and What It Means to You
      7. Creating the Tag Library Descriptor
      8. Packaging and Installing a Tag Library
    5. Chapter 21 Advanced Custom Tag Library Features

      1. Developing Cooperating Actions
      2. Validating Syntax
      3. Using a Listener in a Tag Library
      4. Dynamic Attribute Values and Types
    6. Chapter 22 Integrating Custom Code with JSTL

      1. Using the Expression Language in Custom Actions
      2. Setting and Using Configuration Variables
      3. Integrating Custom Conditional Actions
      4. Integrating Custom Iteration Actions
      5. Integrating Custom I18N Actions
      6. Integrating Custom Database Actions
      7. Using JSTL Tag Library Validators
    7. Chapter 23 Database Access Strategies

      1. JDBC Basics
      2. Using Connections and Connection Pools
      3. Making a Connection Pool Available to Application Components
      4. Using a Generic Database Bean
      5. Developing Application-Specific Database Components
  4. Appendixes

    1. Appendix JSP Elements Reference

      1. Directive Elements
      2. Scripting Elements
      3. Action Elements
      4. Comments
      5. Escape Characters
    2. Appendix JSTL Actions and API Reference

      1. JSTL Library URIs and Default Prefixes
      2. Core Library Actions
      3. Internationalization and Formatting Actions
      4. Database Access Actions
      5. XML Processing Actions
      6. Support and Utility Types
      7. Configuration Settings
    3. Appendix JSTL Expression Language Reference

      1. Syntax
      2. Variables
      3. Data Types
      4. Expressions and Operators
    4. Appendix JSP API Reference

      1. Implicit Variables
      2. Other Servlet Types Accessible Through Implicit Variables
      3. Tag Handler Types
      4. Tag Library Validation Types
      5. Other JSP Types
    5. Appendix Book Example Custom Actions and API Reference

      1. Generic Custom Actions
      2. Generic Utility Classes
    6. Appendix Web Application Structure and Deployment Descriptor Reference

      1. Web Application File Structure
      2. Web Application Deployment Descriptor
      3. Creating a WAR File
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