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how to write my first jsp file and compile and run it correctly

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that is my first jsp file
http://localhost:8080/jsp-examples/firstjsp.jsp

I get this error message  with code number 500
type Exception report
message
description The server encountered an internal error () that prevented it from fulfilling this request.

exception

org.apache.jasper.JasperException: /firstjsp.jsp(9,0) According to TLD or attribute directive in tag file, attribute value does not accept any expressions
      org.apache.jasper.compiler.DefaultErrorHandler.jspError(DefaultErrorHandler.java:40)
      org.apache.jasper.compiler.ErrorDispatcher.dispatch(ErrorDispatcher.java:407)
      org.apache.jasper.compiler.ErrorDispatcher.jspError(ErrorDispatcher.java:148)
      org.apache.jasper.compiler.Validator$ValidateVisitor.checkXmlAttributes(Validator.java:952)
      org.apache.jasper.compiler.Validator$ValidateVisitor.visit(Validator.java:706)
      org.apache.jasper.compiler.Node$CustomTag.accept(Node.java:1442)
      org.apache.jasper.compiler.Node$Nodes.visit(Node.java:2166)
      org.apache.jasper.compiler.Node$Visitor.visitBody(Node.java:2216)
      org.apache.jasper.compiler.Node$Visitor.visit(Node.java:2222)
      org.apache.jasper.compiler.Node$Root.accept(Node.java:457)
      org.apache.jasper.compiler.Node$Nodes.visit(Node.java:2166)
      org.apache.jasper.compiler.Validator.validate(Validator.java:1484)
      org.apache.jasper.compiler.Compiler.generateJava(Compiler.java:167)
      org.apache.jasper.compiler.Compiler.compile(Compiler.java:296)
      org.apache.jasper.compiler.Compiler.compile(Compiler.java:277)
      org.apache.jasper.compiler.Compiler.compile(Compiler.java:265)
      org.apache.jasper.JspCompilationContext.compile(JspCompilationContext.java:564)
      org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServletWrapper.service(JspServletWrapper.java:302)
      org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServlet.serviceJspFile(JspServlet.java:329)
      org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServlet.service(JspServlet.java:265)
      javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:729)

note The full stack trace of the root cause is available in the Apache Tomcat/5.5.27 logs.
Apache Tomcat/5.5.27

please help me get it run and compile
best regards
hatem gamal
firstjsp.jsp
 
<%-- use the 'taglib' directive to make the JSTL 1.0 core tags available --%>
 
<%@ taglib uri="http://java.sun.com/jstl/core" prefix="c" %>
 
<%-- use the 'jsp:useBean' standard action to make the Date object available in page scope --%>
 
<jsp:useBean id="date" class="java.util.Date" />
 
<html>
 
<head><title>First JSP</title></head>
 
<body>
 
<h2>Here is today's date</h2>
 
<c:out value="Date: ${date}" />
 
</body>
 
</html>

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by:Murali Murugesan
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Hi,

<c:out value="Date: ${date}" /> - this is the line having problem , change as below

Date:<c:out value="${date}" />

-Murali*

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by:rrz
ID: 24045708
><c:out value="Date: ${date}" />  
Murili is correct, but since you are using Tomcat 5.5 and Servlet 2.4 API, you could also  just use    
Date: ${date}    
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by:hatem_from_mesr
ID: 24049110
MuraliKanth,rrz@871311
>>>Date:<c:out value="${date}" />
I tried it and no good
I heard something about deployment descriptor
can you tell me how to configure the deployment descriptor so that it runs
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ID: 24050320
>can you tell me how to configure the deployment descriptor so that it runs  
If you are  using  
>http://localhost:8080/jsp-examples/firstjsp.jsp 
aren't you using the pre-installed web app jsp-examples ? If so the deployment descriptor is already there look at  
jsp-examples/WEB-INF/web.xml    
>I tried it and no good
Same error ?  
Did you try my solution.
Date: ${date}    
Anyway here is something we missed yesterday.  If you are using JSTL 1.1 then replace
<%@ taglib uri="http://java.sun.com/jstl/core" prefix="c" %>  
with
<%@taglib uri="http://java.sun.com/jsp/jstl/core" prefix="c"%>
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