Ajax Tutorial: Taglibs
Using AjaxTags and Building Custom JSP Tags for Ajax

Interested in training from the author of these tutorials? Contact hall@coreservlets.com for info on customized courses onsite at your location.

This is part of the much larger Ajax and GWT tutorial. This section concentrates on using JSP custom tag libraries to support Ajax: writing your own and using the popular AjaxTags library. It assumes the knowledge from the Ajax basics section. Click on a topic below to get the detailed tutorial, download the source code, or try out exercises on the topic.

The Ajax training courses on which this tutorial is based are usually taught on-site at customer locations, but public training courses are periodically scheduled for people with too few developers for an onsite course. For descriptions of the various other courses that are available, please see the J2EE training course page. To inquire about a customized training course at your location, please contact Marty Hall at hall@coreservlets.com.

If you find these free tutorials helpful, we would appreciate it if you would link to us. Send corrections or feedback on any tutorial to hall@coreservlets.com.

Creating Custom JSP Tag Libraries: The Basics

Note: Custom taglibs are not specific to Ajax, but these techniques are needed to understand several of the the Ajax-specific topics after this.

Creating Custom JSP Tag Libraries: Advanced Topics

Using JSP Custom Tag Libraries for Ajax

Using the AjaxTags Library: Basics

Using the AjaxTags Library: Advanced Capabilities


For details on using the Ajax4jsf library, please see the Ajax4jsf section of the tutorial on JSF and Apache MyFaces.

More Information


JSF (JavaServer Faces)

Servlets & JSP
Ajax, GWT, & JavaScript

Spring, Hibernate, & JPA