In this Section, we will discuss about declaration of variables & method in JSP using declaration tags.
Using Declaration Tag, you can declare any number of variables & methods , as long as you end each declaration with a semicolon. The declaration must be valid in the Java programming language.
Point to remember before Declaration :
Note :- The scope of the declaration is JSP page means
it is valid only in JSP page & any of its static included files.The dynamic
files included with
<jsp:include>, does not comes inside the scope of
<%! declaration; [ declaration; ]+ ... %>
<%@page import="java.util.*" %>
<!-- Declaring variable & method -->
Date theDate =new Date();
System.out.println("In getDate() method" ); return theDate;
Hello! The time is now<%= getDate() %>
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