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Subject [Jakarta Commons Wiki] Updated: Jelly
Date Thu, 11 Nov 2004 01:02:40 GMT
   Date: 2004-11-10T17:02:40
   Editor: DionGillard <>
   Wiki: Jakarta Commons Wiki
   Page: Jelly

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Change Log:

@@ -1,3 +1,5 @@
+= Component Overview =
 Jelly is a tool for turning XML into executable code. So Jelly is a Java and XML based scripting
and processing engine. Jelly can be used as a more flexible and powerful front end to Ant
 such as in the Maven  project, as a testing framework such as JellyUnit  , in an intergration
or workflow system such as werkflow  or as a page templating system inside engines like Cocoon
 Jelly borrows many good ideas from both JSP custom tags, Velocity, Cocoon, Ant. Jelly can
be used from the command line, inside Ant and Maven or inside a Servlet, Web Service, JMS
MessageListener or embedded directly into your software.
@@ -7,3 +9,10 @@
 Jelly is completely extendable via custom tags in a similar way to JSP custom tags or Ant
tasks. Though Jelly is really simple and has no dependencies either Servlets or JSP. So you
could think of Jelly as similar to an XML-ized Velocity where the directives are XML tags.
Or you could think of Jelly as a more flexible engine for processing Ant tasks with better
expression, logic and looping support.
 Jelly is also based on an XML pipeline architecture, like Cocoon, so that it is ideal for
processing XML, scripting web services, generating dynamic web content or being part of a
content generation system such as Cocoon. 
+= External Resources =
+ ||Do you have a good example, add it here!||
+= FAQ =
+ ||Add your questions/answers here.||

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