JSP / JSTL: Always declare your beans where they are read / written

JSP errors within WebSphere Commerce applications at the best of times are hard to debug, at the worst of times it is a gruelling experience searching through JSPs to find flow control structures that best match errors spat out in your logs to try and localise the problem. To prevent these issues we have to use a bit of additional thought… One tip is to always declare your beans locally.

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