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how to retrieve value of attribute of an xml element tag using jsp

 
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i have my student xml file
<students>
<student name="abc">
<college>pqr</college>
</student>
<student name="def">
<college>xyz</college>
</student>
</students>


please tell me how can i retrieve the value of an attribute name using java server pages
 
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Use the XML JSTL tags:
Disclaimer: I haven't used the XML tags in a while, so there may be a few mistakes in there.

To get only the first student, use <x:set> instead of <x:forEach>.
 
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I need to work using JSP so can you please explain how to retrieve the attribute values using JSP
 
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sweety sandy wrote:I need to work using JSP so can you please explain how to retrieve the attribute values using JSP


What part of that do you think is not JSP?
 
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Well, I did miss the closing tag of the third comment
 
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can you post the entire code
 
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sweety sandy wrote:can you post the entire code


Please read NotACodeMill
 
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as the provided xml is a user defined you have to use any parser (example: SAX,DOM parser) to read the data in the xml elements and place these elements in an object. you can easily retrieve the data from the object use the needed data in your jsp.
 
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