programming, World-Wide Web
(JSP) A freely available specification for extending the Java Servlet API to generate dynamic web pages on a web server. The JSP specification was written by industry leaders as part of the Java development program.
JSP assists developers in creating HTML or XML pages that combine static (fixed) page templates with dynamic content. Separating the user interface from content generation allows page designers to change the page layout without having to rewrite program code. JSP was designed to be simpler than pure servlets or CGI scripting.
JSP uses XML-like tags and scripts written in Java to generate the page content. HTML or XML formatting tags are passed back to the client. Application logic can live on the server, e.g. in JavaBeans.
JSP is a cross-platform alternative to Microsoft’s Active Server Pages, which only runs in IIS on Windows NT.
Applications written to the JSP specification can be run on compliant web servers, and web servers such as Apache, Netscape Enterprise Server, and Microsoft IIS that have had Java support added. JSP should soon be available on Unix, AS/400, and mainframe platforms.
JavaServer Pages (http://java.sun.com/products/jsp/).
Infoworld Article (http://infoworld.com/cgi-bin/displayStory.pl?99063.ecjsp.htm).
- Java servlet
World-Wide Web (By analogy with “applet”) A Java program that runs as part of a network service, typically an HTTP server and responds to requests from clients. The most common use for a servlet is to extend a web server by generating web content dynamically. For example, a client may need information from a database; […]
- Java servlet development kit
World-Wide Web (JSDK) A suite of software for easing the development of Java servlets. JavaSoft Servlet Development Kit (http://javasoft.com/products/jdk/1.2/docs/ext/servlet/). (1998-05-26)
noun 1. a finchlike weaverbird, Padda oryzivora, of southeastern Asia, having gray plumage tinged with pink on the belly, often kept as a cage bird. noun 1. a small grey-and-pink finchlike Indonesian weaverbird, Padda oryzivora: a popular cage bird
noun 1. a trench in the Indian Ocean, S of Java: deepest known part of Indian Ocean. 25,344 feet (7725 meters) deep.