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From Dave Evans <dsevan...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [OT?] standalone jsp
Date Sat, 29 Jan 2011 21:52:20 GMT
I am using it primarily for emails, but I need to be able to call the
templatizing method from within a business layer class. Something
like:

Template template = new Template(path);
Map map = getDataForEmail();
String result = template.templatize(map);



On Sat, Jan 29, 2011 at 12:13 PM, Chris Pratt <thechrispratt@gmail.com> wrote:
> Are you using this for generating emails from web applications?  I developed
> a tag library that allows you to generate text/html emails using JSP and it
> works great with Struts/Tiles/Spring. (It would probably work with
> Freemarker/Velocity as well, I've just never tried it)
>  (*Chris*)
>
> On Sat, Jan 29, 2011 at 11:41 AM, Dave Newton <davelnewton@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On Sat, Jan 29, 2011 at 2:37 PM, Dave Evans wrote:
>>
>> > Yes, I currently use velocity. But i'd really rather just use a single
>> > "language" for both web and non-web presentation.
>> >
>>
>> Ew. IMO JSP is a poor general-purpose templating language, and makes less
>> sense for non-web presentation.
>>
>> IIRC Musachy banged on the TC JSP engine for testing purposes, you could
>> try
>> that if you're dead-set on doing this. No matter what, you're introducing
>> what I think is a pretty sketchy dependency, almost regardless of which
>> engine you decide to hack out of its server.
>>
>> Dave
>>
>

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