I need to have result set on a page where the user can sort on the column headers. Any ideas?
Christopher Schultz One possibility: Have an optional field in your form or GET url called (appropriately)
When you get your request, see what the value of the If you're caching data in your servlet, you can use the Collection framework to sort your data (see
ORDERwith a default value of either "no order" or whatever you want your default ordering to be (i.e. timestamp, username, whatever).
When you get your request, see what the value of the
ORDER element is. If it's
null or blank, use the default.
Use that value to build your SQL query, and display the results to the page.
java.util.Collections) if you can get it into a
Listformat. Then, you can create a Collator which can impose a total ordering on your results.