Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 Update 4 Developer's Guide to Java Web Applications

JSTL 1.2

The Java Server Pages Standard Tag Library (JSTL) encapsulates as simple tags the core functionality common to many web applications. JSTL has support for common, structural tasks such as iteration and conditionals, tags for manipulating XML documents, internationalization tags, and SQL tags. It also provides a framework for integrating existing custom tags with JSTL tags.

For more information on JSTL 1.2, see