This tip shows the use of <jsp:useBean>. This JSP page extracts a property of a JavaBean class and show it to the browser. Here CurrentTimeBean is a JavaBean class which stores the time. It has getter and setter methods of hours and minutes. <jsp:useBean> tag in the JSP file call these getter methods using tag <jsp:getProperty>.
<jsp:useBean id = "time" class= "CurrentTimeBean"/> <html> <body> it is now<jsp:getProperty name = "time" property = "minutes"/> minutes past the hour. <jsp:getProperty name = "hour" property = "hour"/> </body> </html>