Chapter 15. Web applications and web services


This chapter covers
  • Using the OSGi HTTP Service specification to serve content and servlets
  • Using the OSGi Web Applications specification to deploy WAR files
  • Using the OSGi Remote Services specification to provide and consume web services


This is it: the last chapter. We hope that throughout the course of this book, we’ve been able to convince you that OSGi technology is fairly easy to use and extremely powerful. This final chapter touches on an area that we haven’t covered yet but that is hugely important to many modern developers: web applications and web services. We’ll show you how to build and deploy web applications using OSGi, and the benefits this technique can bring to traditional ...

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