Chapter 16. Servlets
IN THIS CHAPTER
In the development of Web-based applications using Java, servlets are a key technology that can simplify the delivery and construction of dynamic content. The focus over the years has shifted from primarily a delivery mechanism for dynamic HTML content, to being the centerpiece of Web applications designed to deliver dynamic content in various formats (WML, HTML, XML) that are self-contained and easily deployed.
A Web application defines a rigid directory organization containing the following components that can be read by any server that understands the defined structure:
Java Server Pages (JSP) ...