Java Servlets Help

A servlet is a small Java program that operates within a Web server. Servlets receive and respond to requests from Web clients, generally across HTTP, the HyperText Transfer Protocol. The Servlet is an opposite of the applet as a server-side applet. An Applet is an application running on client while the servlet is running on the server.

  • Is a simple, consistent mechanism for extending the functionality of a web server.
  • Are precompiled Java programs that are executed on the server side.
  • Require a Servlet container to run in.

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