Scripting. Shortcuts. Jstl Quick Reference. Pointcuts. A pointcut is a program element that picks out join points and exposes data from the execution context of those join points.
Pointcuts are used primarily by advice. They can be composed with boolean operators to build up other pointcuts. The primitive pointcuts and combinators provided by the language are: Pointcuts are defined and named by the programmer with the pointcut declaration. Java Programming Language.