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What is a servlet??

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Joined: Nov 22, 2008
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What exactly is a servlet and why should i learn it?Why is it
so popular.Tell me a site where i can get the above info
paul wheaton

Joined: Dec 14, 1998
Posts: 20914

A servlet pretends to be a web page, only it can be a whole new web page every time you hit it. If you fill out a form on a web page, that data can be sent to a servlet that generate new data for you. Like at

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