O'Reilly logo

Groovy Programming by John Savage, Kenneth Barclay

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

CHAPTER 23 SERVER-SIDE PROGRAMMING

Java servlets are a central technology of server-side Java development. A servlet is a small pluggable extension to a web server that enhances the server’s functionality. A servlet is used to create dynamic content for a webpage, in effect creating a web application. Many organizations have redeployed their business applications as web applications using servlet technology.

A servlet is a server extension provided by a Java class that can be loaded dynamically by the web server. Today, all major web servers provide support for servlets. As a consequence, servlets are portable across web servers, as well operating environments due to the universal availability of Java on all operating systems.

JavaServer Pages ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required