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JSTL and c:set

Phil Chuang
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So I got the JSTL prac guide, diving in headfirst and converting my jsp scriptlet heavy code to JSTL ... and I have some questions.
for each page, I declare a String[] like so:

And later on in the code is a method that checks the String[] and compares it against some session values - that's not the part i'm worried about.
My question is, how would I do the above in JSTL, OR how would I do an equivalent with an ArrayList and JSTL?
Phil Chuang
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Nevermind, it looks like c:set only works with javabeans or Maps
Bear Bibeault
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JSTL will work fine with arrays. The difficulties you are having probably stem from the fact that JSTL is generally unaware of sctipting elements and focuses primarily on context attributes.
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Phil Chuang
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so what then would be the proper syntax for adding an item to an ArrayList with c:set?
I’ve looked at a lot of different solutions, and in my humble opinion Aspose is the way to go. Here’s the link:
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