JavaServer Pages (JSP) is a cross-platform language that generates dynamic Web pages and uses XML-like tags written in Java to create content. With its latest release, version 2.0, JSP has become an even more powerful tool that beginners often find challenging to learn. This book provides you with an accessible introduction to JSP.
Packed with real-world code examples and in-depth case studies accompanied by fully working applications, this book introduces the many new features of JSP 2.0 while emphasizing good Web development practices. Along the way, you'll examine how JSP interacts with other Enterprise Java technologies and you'll be challenged to apply your new JSP programming skills to real-world projects.
What you will learn from this book
- JSP fundamentals, including JSP syntax and directives, JSP Expression Language, Tag libraries, and techniques for testing and debugging
- How to develop multilingual Web sites with JSP
- How JSP interacts with other Enterprise Java technologies
- Ways to use JSP with Web frameworks, such as Struts, Spring, WebWork, and JavaServer Faces, and persistence frameworks, such as Hibernate, to build real-world Web applications
- Software design methodologies and developer tools such as Ant, jUnit, jMeter, CVS, and more
- How to use the right tools, design patterns, and frameworks effectively and appropriately for developing applications
Who this book is for
This book is for novice programmers who have basic programming experience either in Java or a Web scripting language and want to become fluent in JSP.