JSP Expression Tag

tutorial and example
tutorial and example

JSP expression tag allows you to place the result of Java expression in a convenient way. It can be seen as an alternative of out.print() method.

Thus, if we want to print any statement or result directly then we can use the below syntax:


Note: Java statement in expression tag doesn’t required a semicolon to terminate.

Example of JSP Expression Tag

In this example, we are just printing a string without using out.print() method.


JSP Comments

JSP provides separate tag for comment section. The content inside these tag is completely ignored by JSP engine.

The syntax of comment tag is mentioned below.

<%– This is a comment section –%>

In JSP, a tag inside another tag is not allowed. So, comment tag cannot be used inside the scriptlet elements. Instead of JSP comment, you can also use HTML comment.