aspose file tools*
The moose likes JSP and the fly likes jsp.exists() Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login


Win a copy of Spring in Action this week in the Spring forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Java » JSP
Bookmark "jsp.exists()" Watch "jsp.exists()" New topic
Author

jsp.exists()

Stan James
(instanceof Sidekick)
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jan 29, 2003
Posts: 8791
Is there a reliable way to tell if a named JSP exists? I'd like to provide a default page for a missing JSP in one particular spot in an application. This is in a legacy jsp now:

I could see Class.forName() working if I could build up the compiled jsp name, but that sounds pretty yucky.


A good question is never answered. It is not a bolt to be tightened into place but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed toward the hope of greening the landscape of the idea. John Ciardi
Bear Bibeault
Author and ninkuma
Marshal

Joined: Jan 10, 2002
Posts: 61417
    
  67

Perhaps something like:


[ February 27, 2006: Message edited by: Bear Bibeault ]

[Asking smart questions] [Bear's FrontMan] [About Bear] [Books by Bear]
Stan James
(instanceof Sidekick)
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jan 29, 2003
Posts: 8791
Wow! I have no idea what that is. But it's something I can Google and learn!
Bear Bibeault
Author and ninkuma
Marshal

Joined: Jan 10, 2002
Posts: 61417
    
  67

Those are examples of the JSTL (JSP Standard Tag Library).
Stan James
(instanceof Sidekick)
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jan 29, 2003
Posts: 8791
Gotcha. I had never seen the import into a var syntax. Slick. Thanks again!
Bear Bibeault
Author and ninkuma
Marshal

Joined: Jan 10, 2002
Posts: 61417
    
  67

Very powerful mechanism, that.
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
subject: jsp.exists()