Declaration tag is used to define functions, methods and variables that will be used in Java Server Pages(JSP).
Notation of the Declaration tag is given below:
At the start of Declaration tag one must place <%! Inside Declaration tag one can declare variables or methods. Declaration tag ends with the notation %>. Also care must be taken to place a semicolon that is ; at the end of each code placed inside Declaration tag.
General syntax of Declaration Tag:
<%! //start of declaration tag
statement2; //variables or methods declaration
%> //end of declaration tag
private int example = 0 ;
private int test = 5 ; %>