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Dipti Mishra
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Joined: Jan 24, 2006
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Hi Folks,

Can anyone tell me how do we call a java script method in a JSP file.Can we use it directly call it? Can we retrieve a session variable in javascript? if yes, then please specify how? and if no then do tell me the reason.

Thanks in advance.

regards,
Dipti
Ben Souther
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Joined: Dec 11, 2004
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Javascript is interpreted in the browser (client side) whereas JSP is interpreted on the server.

The easiest way to understand the implications of this is to think:
"The JSP writes the HTML and Javascript which the browser will interpret."
and to use your browser's "View -> Source" option to look at the actual HTML/Javascript code which was the output from your JSPs execution.


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