Yesterday I had a interesting problem, I want to send page encoding as a dynamic attribute to the JSP pages. Currently all jsp’s we are using “UTF-8” encoding as hard coded string, but we want this to be dynamic and it should come from Server (or anywhere from java class ).
But Eclipse was shouting that it was not valid pageEncoding value.Then I realized that in @page attribute you can’t give a Scriptlets value… I am not sure is there any other way we can achieve this ? ….
I came to another way by searching google (as usual) , that nothing but adding a jsp-property-group attribute in section (in web.xml file).
You know how above code snippets work? It’s quite simple . You don’t need to add the pageEncoding="UTF-8" attributes in @page directive for all your Jsp files. If you make changes here it will affect all you jsp’s (based on your url-pattern).
Class : org.apache.jasper.compiler.JspConfig
But this also doen’t serve my purpose, the reason I have to change the encoding value which coming the Backend layer. I gone little bit further and found that there is some apache API to get the values of jsp-config in java class. When I saw that API I can find only the get methods and not the set methods. So again that doesn’t serve my purpose.
I still feel there should be some way to achieve this. If you guys have any thoughts please let me know thank you