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Apache Taglibs (JSTL)

In creating a dynamic project in eclipse (File -> New Project -> Web -> Dynamic web project) it gives you the option of adding struts support and taglibs support.

The Jakarta Taglibs is a free, open-source implementation of tag libraries developed under the Jakarta project at the Apache Software.
Foundation.

The web.xml file looks like this for struts and taglibs setup:

<?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”UTF-8″?>
&lt!DOCTYPE web-app PUBLIC “-//Sun Microsystems, Inc.//DTD Web Application
2.3//EN” “http://java.sun.com/dtd/web-app_2_3.dtd”&gt;

<web-app id=”WebApp” >
<display-name>its</display-name >
<servlet>
<servlet-name>action</servlet-name>
<servlet-class>org.apache.struts.action.ActionServlet</servlet-class>
<init-param>
<param-name>config</param-name>
<param-value>WEB-INF/struts-config.xml</param-value>
</init-param>
<init-param>
<param-name>debug</param-name>
<param-value>2</param-value>
</init-param>
<init-param>
<param-name>detail</param-name>
<param-value>2</param-value>
</init-param>
<init-param>
<param-name>validate</param-name>
<param-value>true</param-value>
</init-param>
<load-on-startup>2</load-on-startup>
</servlet>

<servlet-mapping>
<servlet-name>action</servlet-name>
<url-pattern>*.do</url-pattern>
</servlet-mapping>



<taglib>
<taglib-uri>/WEB-INF/struts-bean.tld</taglib-uri>
<taglib-location>/WEB-INF/struts-bean.tld</taglib-location>
</taglib>
<taglib>
<taglib-uri>/WEB-INF/struts-html.tld</taglib-uri>
<taglib-location>/WEB-INF/struts-html.tld</taglib-location>
</taglib>
<taglib>
<taglib-uri>/WEB-INF/struts-logic.tld</taglib-uri>
<taglib-location>/WEB-INF/struts-logic.tld</taglib-location>
</taglib>
<taglib>
<taglib-uri>/WEB-INF/struts-nested.tld</taglib-uri>
<taglib-location>/WEB-INF/struts-nested.tld</taglib-location>
</taglib>
<taglib>
<taglib-uri>/WEB-INF/struts-template.tld</taglib-uri>
<taglib-location>/WEB-INF/struts-template.tld</taglib-location>
</taglib>
<taglib>
<taglib-uri>/WEB-INF/struts-tiles.tld</taglib-uri>
<taglib-location>/WEB-INF/struts-tiles.tld</taglib-location>
</taglib>
<taglib>
<taglib-uri>http://jakarta.apache.org/taglibs/application-1.0</taglib-uri&gt;
<taglib-location>/WEB-INF/lib/taglibs-application.jar</taglib-location>
</taglib>
<taglib>
<taglib-uri>http://jakarta.apache.org/taglibs/page-1.0</taglib-uri&gt;
<taglib-location>/WEB-INF/lib/taglibs-page.jar</taglib-location>
</taglib>
<taglib>
<taglib-uri>http://jakarta.apache.org/taglibs/request-1.0</taglib-uri&gt;
<taglib-location>/WEB-INF/lib/taglibs-request.jar</taglib-location>
</taglib>
<taglib>
<taglib-uri>http://jakarta.apache.org/taglibs/response-1.0</taglib-uri&gt;
<taglib-location>/WEB-INF/lib/taglibs-response.jar</taglib-location>
</taglib>
<taglib>
<taglib-uri>http://jakarta.apache.org/taglibs/session-1.0</taglib-uri&gt;
<taglib-location>/WEB-INF/lib/taglibs-session.jar</taglib-location>
</taglib>
<taglib>
<taglib-uri>jspsql</taglib-uri>
<taglib-location>/WEB-INF/lib/jspsql.jar</taglib-location>
</taglib>
<taglib>
<taglib-uri>http://jakarta.apache.org/taglibs/i18n-1.0</taglib-uri&gt;
<taglib-location>/WEB-INF/lib/i18n.jar</taglib-location>
</taglib>
<taglib>
<taglib-uri>http://jakarta.apache.org/taglibs/datetime-1.0</taglib-uri&gt;
<taglib-location>/WEB-INF/lib/taglibs-datetime.jar</taglib-location>
</taglib>
<taglib>
<taglib-uri>http://jakarta.apache.org/taglibs/string-1.0.1</taglib-uri&gt;
<taglib-location>/WEB-INF/lib/taglibs-string.jar</taglib-location>
</taglib>
<taglib>
<taglib-uri>http://jakarta.apache.org/taglibs/utility</taglib-uri >
<taglib-location>/WEB-INF/lib/utility.jar</taglib-location>
</taglib>
<taglib>
<taglib-uri>http://jakarta.apache.org/taglibs/mailer-1.1</taglib-uri&gt;
<taglib-location>/WEB-INF/lib/taglibs-mailer.jar</taglib-location>
</taglib>

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August 24, 2004 Posted by | Servlets & JSP | 1 Comment

Patterns 101

Design patterns are recurring solutions to problems in object-oriented design.

[Hillside.net Patterns Home Page]

Java design patterns tutorial from IBM developer works. Note that I had to enter a user id and password to get access to the tutorial.

[Huston Patterns page]

Lucent Patterns page

SOA patterns

software class patterns

Try Java Blue Prints,
j2ee,
catalog,
session facade

Noticed the Pet store demo on this page.

August 24, 2004 Posted by | Patterns & UML | Leave a comment