Lifecycle of a JSP page

Life cycle of a JSP page is the process from its creation till its destruction.

The phases in the lifecycle of a JSP page are as follows:

  1. Translation of a JSP page into servlet code
  2. Compilation of the servlet code to the bytecode
  3. Loading the servlet class files
  4. Creating instance of the generated servlet
  5. Initialization by calling the jspInit() method
  6. Request processing by calling the jspService() method
  7. Destroying by calling the jspDestroy() method