Chapter 3. JSP and Servlet Overview

OBJECTIVES

No formal objectives are covered in this chapter. It serves as background material for subsequent chapters.

OUTLINE

  • Introduction

  • The Servlet Story

  • Servlet and JSP History

  • Web Servers and Servlet Containers

  • JSP

  • Chapter Summary

    • Review Questions

    • Answers to Review Questions

Introduction

This chapter helps you to prepare for the exam by providing an overview of JSP and servlet technologies. It does not directly address any of the objectives listed by Sun. It is general in scope, leaving the technical details to subsequent chapters. To pass the exam, you have to go deeper than just learning syntax. Memorizing without hands-on practice won't work. There are times when it helps to study how Sun designed its classes. ...

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