Links to specifications, tutorials and references

We have gathered some useful information for additional reading and reference. If you are interested in learning more about the advantages of using JSP for developing websites, have a look at the links listed below. We have collected some online tutorials for the beginner as well as the experienced Java / JSP programmer.

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Download the JavaServer Pages specification (Javadoc or class files)

JSP 1.2 quick reference card (PDF)

Short online tutorial for JSP

Online tutorial for Servlets and JSP, also available as PDF documents

Download the JSTL 1.0 specification here

JSTL 1.0 reference from "JSTL in Action", Manning (PDF)

Online tutorial for the JavaServer Pages Standard Tag Library

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