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display a picture stored in a DB with HTML

 
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I have to store picture in a DB and then I must display them in a web page with HTML,but to display a picture in HTML we have to give the path of the picture and not directely the picture.Is there an other solution?Help me please...
And Can I use ImageIcon in a JSP page?
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For pictures from a database your link should go to a servlet which uses the request information to get the image as a byte array and serve it. You must set the content type and it works best if you set the content length.
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You must set the content type and it works best if you set the content length.


Could you explain me more in detail your solution? Maybe a little example?
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Wow, Bill, that is an absolutely excellent solution. I never would have thought of just serving a gif as a byte array.
Is it a major performance issue though? I mean, how much slower would it be than just having images in a directory? Would the app server cache the response?
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