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how taglibs are handled by compiler?

Neelima Paramsetty

Joined: Jun 17, 2003
Posts: 16
If i used a taglib in my JSP page ,how the javacompiler(After jsp is converted to JAVA.class file)internally handles that?
Thanks in advance,
Bear Bibeault
Author and ninkuma

Joined: Jan 10, 2002
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The tags are turned into simple Java statements which activate the tag handler's methods as appropriate during the translation stage (where the JSP gets turned into a Java servlet).
The compliler then compiles the Java code into a class file like any other Java source file.
You should take a look at the Java source files that are generated from your JSP pages by your container. Very informative.
[ July 21, 2003: Message edited by: Bear Bibeault ]

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