XML and Java Servlets

As you saw in Chapter 18, “SOAP and RDF,” Java servlets are to Web servers what Java applets are to Web clients. You can use servlets to create Web documents on suitably enabled servers. To create servlets, you'll need servlet.jar, which comes with the Tomcat Web server used in Chapter 18, or you can download the Java Servlet Development Kit (JSDK) from java.sun.com (as of this writing, the main page for servlets is http://java.sun.com/products/servlet/index.html).

To read the names of the students from ch20_01.mdb, I'll use the Java Database Connectivity package (JBDC), interfacing to ch20_01.mdb after registering that database as an Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) data source. After searching for all the students, I'll ...

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