Expression Language (EL)
Like JSP, you could use Expression Language in ZUML pages. Expression Language is a scripting language. Through it, developer can write code in ZUML to access Java components (JavaBeans) easily. More than that, developer can access components in ZUML with simple and clear expression. EL can access implicit objects also. You can even import java methods to EL. Note that EL doesn't support "=" operator. Therefore, you can use EL to read value, but not change value. EL also supports operators like
- , it can work with ZK attributes like
if to provide sophisticated layout of components.
EL expressions use the syntax
- Tutorial for EL in JSP http://java.sun.com/j2ee/1.4/docs/tutorial/doc/JSPIntro7.html