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making use of prompt() in jsp.

 
brisk rook
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hi
Is it possible in Jsp to prompt the user (as in javascript) to enter his name so that i can make use of the name entered by the user somewhere else in the program. any example would be very helpful.
this might look simple..but i'm just a beginner..pls help..
thanks in adv
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You can't prompt the surfer with JSP on the server-side - JSP doesn't execute in the browser. You should use the javascript prompt, or more easily, just a form & input field, and then use request.getParameter() to read the name, and then store the name in the session.
 
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Originally posted by Adam Hardy:
You can't prompt the surfer with JSP on the server-side - JSP doesn't execute in the browser. You should use the javascript prompt, or more easily, just a form & input field, and then use request.getParameter() to read the name, and then store the name in the session.

Thanks adam..i'll try this out..
 
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