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JSTL create bean

carlos Muller

Joined: Apr 20, 2006
Posts: 17
Hello, I need create an object in my JSP (pageScope) with JSTL. The tag c:set don't work for me, because it don't have a manner of give the class of the object, like:

jsp:useBean id="beanForm" class="FormOfer" scope="page"

useBean works like I'd like works c:set, but How can I make this with JSTL?

PD: Sorry for my English
Vishnu Prakash
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Joined: Nov 15, 2004
Posts: 1026
With JSTL, you set the bean object in servlet code in the desired scope and forward the request to the target JSP, where you can use JSTL to set the value of the bean like

Servlet Code:
FormOfer offer = new FormOfer();

JSP Code:
<c:set target="${beanForm}" property="name" value="carlos"/>

Servlet Spec 2.4/ Jsp Spec 2.0/ JSTL Spec 1.1 - JSTL Tag Documentation
Bear Bibeault
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
Posts: 63548

What have you got against <jsp:useBean>? I use it all the time in conjunction with the JSTL.

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