In this example we shall show you how to add comments in a JSP page. JavaServer Pages (JSP) is a server-side programming technology that enables the creation of dynamic, platform-independent method for building Web-based applications. JSP have access to the entire family of Java APIs, including the JDBC API to access enterprise databases. To add comments in a JSP page one should perform the following steps:
- Create a jsp page that begins with the
<%code fragment%>scriptlet. It can contain any number of JAVA language statements, variable or method declarations, or expressions that are valid in the page scripting language.
- Keep any html tags in the page outside the scriptlet.
- Add JSP comment using the
- Add HTML comments using the
- You can add scriptlet code inside the comments, as shown below:
<%@ page language="java" contentType="text/html;charset=UTF-8" %> <%@ page import="java.util.Date"%> <html> <head> <title>Java Code Geeks Snippets - Comments in JSP Page</title> </head> <body> <%-- This is a JSP comment --%> <!-- This is an HTML comment --> <!-- Current date is <%= new Date() %> --> </body>
<html> <head> <title>Java Code Geeks Snippets - Comments in JSP Page</title> </head> <body> <!-- This is an HTML comment --> <!-- Current date is Thu Nov 17 21:36:25 EET 2011 --> </body>
This was an example of how to add comments in a JSP page.