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From Mark Thomas <>
Subject Re: EL 3.0 progress update
Date Mon, 15 Jul 2013 14:04:02 GMT
On 14/07/2013 15:18, Konstantin Kolinko wrote:
> 2013/7/14 Mark Thomas <>:
>> The parser has now been updated for EL 3.0. The remaining tasks are:
>> 1. Add the implementation to the various new Ast* nodes to implement the
>>    new syntax.
>> 2. Implement collections operations
>> 3. Wire up java.el.LambdaExpression
>> 4. Update the JSP implementation for the new EL API

This is going far faster than I ever hoped it would.

1 & 3 are done (bar any bugs 2 & 4 uncover).

2 is in progress and based on work so far it looks like it will take
hours/days to complete rather than days/weeks.

4 should be quick

> It will be worth to add some EL usage examples (like ones in testcases in
> ) to the Examples webapp. Like it is done on
> http://localhost:8080/examples/jsp/jsp2/el/basic-arithmetic.jsp
> It is too soon for this, but it is worth as a later task.

There is enough support in place for some all the new EL syntax
including lambda expressions. Give it a few days and the full set of
collection operations should be available too.


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