JSTL - if else statements using c:choose c:when c:otherwise

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This assumes you are already familiar with creating variables using c:set and printing variables using c:out. Let's take an example of a variabled called name that contains a value of Jeremy.

<c:set var="name" value="Jeremy"/>


The following if statement will print "Congratulations. Your name is Jeremy." if name equals Jeremy, or print "Opps. Your name is not Jeremy!" if name does not equal Jeremy.

  <c:when test="${name == 'Jeremy'}">
    Congratulations. Your name is Jeremy.    
    Opps. Your name is not Jeremy!


Running this application should print "Congratulations. Your name is Jeremy." as long as the value of name is Jeremy.


Otherwise, "Opps. Your name is not Jeremy!" will be displayed.

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