Chapter 2. Deploying Web Applications

Terms you'll need to understand:

  • Web application

  • Web archive file

  • Web app deployment descriptor

  • Initialization parameters

  • Authentication, authorization

  • Security constraints

  • Web resource

  • Deployment

Techniques you'll need to master:

  • Identify the structure of a Web application and Web archive file.

  • Name the Web app deployment descriptor.

  • Name the directories where you place Web resources.

  • Name and describe deployment descriptor elements.

  • Configure the deployment descriptor to handle exceptions and errors.

  • Configure Web applications for security.

  • Configure servlets and listeners through the deployment descriptor.

Web Application Overview

A Web application is a collection of server-side resources, including servlets, JSP pages, ...

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