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Regarding Request Parameter Passing

 
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In the book of Sierra for SCWCD, it is written that when a jsp is included/forwarded, parameters can be sent, and are sent as request parameters. My question is how request 'parameters' are 'set' in this case?
How will the converted servlet look like?
 
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Hi Amol,

parameters are written in web.xml and are deploy time constants and . We can get parameters but we can't set the parameters as in case of Attributes...

hope this help.
 
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Originally posted by raunak saxena:
Hi Amol,

parameters are written in web.xml and are deploy time constants and . We can get parameters but we can't set the parameters as in case of Attributes...

hope this help.



I meant parameters which are sent to the included/forwarded jsp (using RequestDispatcher),not form parameters. It is mentioned in the book that <jsp : param name="xyz" value="pqr"> go as request parameter, which are retrived in the forwarded/included as request.getParameter("xyz");
What goes on in the servlet, to which the JSP's are converted
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The container implementation might have parameter setters that are accessible to the translated JSP's Servlet class.
 
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Originally posted by Amol Lekurwale:
In the book of Sierra for SCWCD, it is written that when a jsp is included/forwarded, parameters can be sent, and are sent as request parameters...



On what page?
 
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I think that in the book they refer to request parameters, NOT init parameters.
init parameters are constants defined in web.xml.

Example of sending parameters with <jsp:include> or <jsp:forward> :
<jsp:include page="login.jsp">
<jsp aram name="username" value="jsmith" />
</jsp:include>
 
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Hi,
its reallly a good question? Anyone cheack it out what servlet code is generated for these params. I too waiting for solutions to this query.
 
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I meant request parameters and not INIT parameters. In the book its clearly mentioned that they are sent as "Request Parameters"
 
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In the servlet that is generated from the JSP, the container makes a call to an include() method. One of the parameters is the request path. If you specified a parameter with <jsp:param ... />, that parameter is tacked onto the end of the path.

For instance, if my JSP contains:



the servlet generated by the container (in this case, Tomcat) will have:



Not the most readable code in the world, but it works.

Hope this helps.

Sorry for the multiple edits. Those smilies kept trying to sneak back into my listings.

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