Definition - What does Scriptlet mean?
A scriptlet is a piece of software code that is used by a native Web page scripting language to perform a specific function or process. Scriptlets are primarily implemented in JavaServer Pages (JSP) and include variables, expressions or statements that are used only when requested by a certain client or process.
Techopedia explains Scriptlet
Primary scriptlet functions include:
- Declaring variables or objects for use by JSP pages
- Defining valid expressions
- Adding workable code