A piece of text between a left angle bracket and a right angle bracket that has a name,
can have attributes, and is part of an element in a JSP page. Tag names are known to
the JSP translator, either because the name is part of the JSP specification (in the case
of a standard action), or because it has been introduced using a Tag Library (in the case
of custom action).
A JavaBean component that implements the
interfaces and is the
run time representation of a custom action.
A collection of custom actions described by a tag library descriptor and Java classes.
tag library descriptor
An XML document describing a tag library.
Tag Library Provider
A vendor that provides a tag library. Typical examples may be a JSP container vendor,
a development group within a corporation, a component vendor, or a service vendor
that wants to provide easier use of their services.
An application built for the Internet, an intranet, or an extranet.
A Web application that is written so that it can be deployed in a Web container
distributed across multiple Java virtual machines running on the same host or different
hosts. The deployment descriptor for such an application uses the
A person who deploys a Web application in a Web container, specifying at least the
root prefix for the Web application, and in a J2EE environment, the security and
A servlet class or JSP page that runs in a JSP container and provides services in
response to requests.
A vendor that provides a servlet and JSP container that support the corresponding