public abstract class Expression extends ObjectDeprecated.As of JSP 2.1, replaced by javax.el.ValueExpression
The abstract class for a prepared expression.
An instance of an Expression can be obtained via from an ExpressionEvaluator instance.
An Expression may or not have done a syntactic parse of the expression. A client invoking the evaluate() method should be ready for the case where ELParseException exceptions are raised.
Constructors Constructor Description
All Methods Instance Methods Abstract Methods Deprecated Methods Modifier and Type Method Description
evaluate(VariableResolver vResolver)Deprecated.Evaluates an expression that was previously prepared.
public abstract Object evaluate(VariableResolver vResolver) throws ELExceptionDeprecated.Evaluates an expression that was previously prepared. In some implementations preparing an expression involves full syntactic validation, but others may not do so. Evaluating the expression may raise an ELParseException as well as other ELExceptions due to run-time evaluation.
vResolver- A VariableResolver instance that can be used at runtime to resolve the name of implicit objects into Objects.
- The result of the expression evaluation.
ELException- Thrown if the expression evaluation failed.