=========================== MANNING PRESS RELEASE =========================== Manning Publications announces the release of: JSTL in Action By Shawn Bayern "Written by a highly knowledgeable and instrumental contributor, this book harnesses the power of JSTL... [which] represents a fundamental change in the way people will write JSP web applications going forward." --Mark Roth JSP Specification Co-Lead Sun Microsystems, Inc. Greenwich, CT -- August 2002 - JSTL is an important simplification of the Java web platform. Without complex Java code, page authors can now write dynamic pages using standard HTML-like tags and an easy-to-learn expression language. JSTL was standardized by the Java Community Process, and it will provide a foundation for JSP 2.0. JSTL in Action is the first book on this new standard, written by the JSTL reference implementation lead, Shawn Bayern. JSTL in Action shows readers how to write feature-rich, dynamic web pages. From simple loops to tricky XML processing, every feature of JSTL is covered in this book. It guides page authors through the subject, assuming just a working knowledge of HTML. An advanced part of the book covers integration with Java code. What's Inside- * * Mixing HTML tags and JSTL * Working with loops and conditions * Painless XML processing * How to register and authenticate users * Running an online survey * How to build a discussion forum * Designing a web portal * JSTL configuration and performance * How to create custom tags using JSTL's API * JSTL's expression language
The Author- Shawn Bayern is a research programmer at Yale University, a conference presenter, and a co-author of Manning's, "Web Development with JavaServer Pages, 2nd Ed." He is the reference implementation lead for JSTL.