.JSP File Extension

A .jsp file is a Java Server Page. It contains Java code that the server dynamically translates into HTML. The user's browser then displays the resulting webpage. JSP files were formerly called JavaSe...

General Information

File Function

Title JSP File Function
Primary Function Web page content
Additional Functions Support dynamic content, Handle user requests
Features Embed Java code, Reusable

File Characteristics

Title JSP File Characteristics
Quality Depends on code
Supports Layers N/A
Supports Transparency N/A
Editable Yes

Use Cases

Title JSP Use Cases
Web Development Yes
Enterprise Applications Yes
Content Management Systems Yes

Security and Practices

Title JSP Security and Practices
Security Risks XSS, Code injection
Best Practices Validation, Sanitization

Historical/Version Information

Title JSP Historical/Version Information
Initial Release 1999
Latest Version JSP 2.3 (2013)

Associated Types

Title JSP Associated Types
Similar Extensions .java, .class, .war, .ear

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Apache Tomcat Free Windows, Mac, Linux
Eclipse IDE Free Windows, Mac, Linux
NetBeans IDE Free Windows, Mac, Linux