O'Reilly logo

Java™ 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE™) Web Component Developer Exam Cram™ 2 (Exam 310-080) by Alain Trottier

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 3. The Servlet Container

Terms you'll need to understand:

  • Context

  • Web app deployment descriptor

  • Initialization parameters

  • Context and attribute listener

  • Distributable

Techniques you'll need to master:

  • Retrieve servlet context-initialization parameters.

  • Use a servlet context listener.

  • Use a servlet context attribute listener.

  • Use a session attribute listener.

  • Distinguish the behavior of listeners in a distributable.

Context Architecture

You can see how Tomcat employs an architecture that implements Sun's specifications carefully. It is hard to understand context, though, if you don't know the overall architecture.

Note

Context Architecture

When you see the word application ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required