JSP – Declaration Tags

JSP Declaration Tag

  • Declaration tag is used to declare one or more variables or methods at class level.
  • Variables and methods declare in declaration tag are initialized at the time of JSP initialization.
  • These variables and methods are kept outside of the service method by web container to make them class level.


<%!  Variable or method Declaration %>


                        <title>Declaration tag example</title>
                                    int sum(int a, int b)
                                                return a + b;
                                    out.println(“Sum of 10 and 20 = ” + sum(10, 20));
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