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Working with Servlets and Applets

The Java language provides a rich infrastructure for creation of web-based applications. Developing Java applications for the Web has become more popular throughout the years. The servlet was one of the first technologies that allowed developers to create dynamic content for the Web. Applets first appeared in the early days of Java development and they changed the concept of web development forever. These two technologies have been around for the majority of the lifetime of the Java language itself, and they are both still going strong.

Although the direct usage of the Java servlet API has ...

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