Java Web Applications
There are three ‘official’ technologies for developing web applications in Java: Servlet, JavaServer Pages (JSP), and JavaServer Faces (JSF). They are not part of the Java Standard Edition (SE) but members of the Java Enterprise Edition (EE). However, considering that web applications are the most popular applications today, they are also covered in this book. Each technology is complex enough to require a book of its own, therefore I can only promise an introduction here. I recommend my own Servlet & JSP: A Tutorial (ISBN 978-0-9808396-2-3) if you’re interested in learning more.
Of the three, Servlet is the core technology on which JSP and JSF are based. The emergence of JSP after servlets did not make Servlet ...