Data Pipeline is typically used in non-GUI applications to move data from one place and/or format to another. However, Data Pipeline can just as easily be plugged into your web, mobile, and desktop applications. Its small size and Java-centric approach makes it perfect for handling your data conversion and data manipulation use-cases.
This article will demonstrate how to download CSV (comma-separated values) and Excel data from Java web applications using Data Pipeline. It will also show one way to plug Data Pipeline into your JSPs.