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sailaja uppalapati

Joined: Oct 30, 2000
Posts: 2
How we say that Servlets are serverside programming.
similarly Is Jsp&Asp are serverside (or)clientside programming.
If Both then How.Explain in Detail.Anyone please Answer
Thanks in Advance
bye sailaja
Preethi M

Joined: Oct 24, 2000
Posts: 22
Hai Sailaja!
Here is a brief description of servlets and difference between servlet and JSP
Servlets are modules that extend request/response-oriented servers, such as Java-enabled web servers. For example, a servlet might be responsible for taking data in an HTML order-entry form and applying the business logic used to update a company's order database.Servlets are to servers what applets are to browsers. Unlike applets, however, servlets have no graphical user interface
It is true that both servlets and JSP pages have many features in common, and can be used for serving up dynamic web content.
It is interesting to note that what is commonly known as the "JSP engine" itself is a specialized servlet running under the control of the servlet engine. Since JSP only deals with textual data, you will have to continue to use servlets when communicating with Java applets and applications.
Both JSP and ASP are server side programs.
Hope u find this information useful.
Good Luck
S Chandra Mohan
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Joined: Oct 19, 2000
Posts: 75
Hello sailu,
Normally servlets are used to interact with servers.
The are used to manipulate the data available in the database.
Hence the name Servlet.
A normal servlet gets the parameters from html front end
and processes it and deploys back a html.
Depending upon the requirement the servlets can be moulded.
Better u go thru some book if u need more info.
all the best
S ChandraMohan

Have a wonderful day and wish u success<p>S Chandra Mohan<br />
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