On Day 11, “JavaMail,” you worked on integrating JavaMail into your applications. This built on the previous chapters that covered the Java Message System and Message-driven Beans, and you have now completed this book's coverage of asynchronous messaging in J2EE.
Today, you will start to work on the new topic area—providing a Web interface to your application. You will start by using Java servlets with a Web server to handle HTTP requests. These servlets will generate HTML responses to be displayed by using a browser. In today's lesson, you will learn
The power of Java servlets and when to use them
About the supporting technologies HTTP and HTML
How to create and track HTTP sessions
How to develop a Web application using servlets, ...