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A collection of useful JSP tags which encapsulates the core functionality common to many JSP applications
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What is JSTL?

It has support for common, structural tasks such as iteration and conditionals, tags for manipulating XML documents, internationalization tags, and SQL tags. It also provides a framework for integrating the existing custom tags with the JSTL tags.
JSTL is a tool in the Java Tools category of a tech stack.

Who uses JSTL?


7 developers on StackShare have stated that they use JSTL.

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JSTL's Features

  • tags for manipulating XML documents
  • internationalization tags
  • SQL tags

JSTL Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to JSTL?
It is a modern server-side Java template engine for both web and standalone environments. It is aimed at creating elegant web code while adding powerful features and retaining prototyping abilities.
It is used for building component-based user interfaces for web applications and was formalized as a standard through the Java Community
AngularJS lets you write client-side web applications as if you had a smarter browser. It lets you use good old HTML (or HAML, Jade and friends!) as your template language and lets you extend HTML’s syntax to express your application’s components clearly and succinctly. It automatically synchronizes data from your UI (view) with your JavaScript objects (model) through 2-way data binding.
The Guava project contains several of Google's core libraries that we rely on in our Java-based projects: collections, caching, primitives support, concurrency libraries, common annotations, string processing, I/O, and so forth.
A library for composing asynchronous and event-based programs by using observable sequences for the Java VM.
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JSTL's Followers
6 developers follow JSTL to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Kashif Saleem
Ian Hamilton
SungYeop Jung
Johann Burkard