Get the tools you need to learn Java skills fast!
Video tutorials, eBooks, hands-on lab exercises, sample code.
Get started
The moose likes Servlets and the fly likes public void init(ServletConfig) Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login


Win a copy of The Software Craftsman this week in the Agile forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Java » Servlets
Bookmark "public void init(ServletConfig)" Watch "public void init(ServletConfig)" New topic
Author

public void init(ServletConfig)

Bob Moranski
Ranch Hand

Joined: Nov 22, 2000
Posts: 177
Hi, I have a question about public void init(SrvletConfig). When is this method invoked? Is it invoked each time a request to the servlet is made?
Thanks.
William Brogden
Author and all-around good cowpoke
Rancher

Joined: Mar 22, 2000
Posts: 12913
    
    5
The API guarantees that init will be called before any request is processed. It is the first method called after the servlet container creates a servlet object, and is only called once.
At the other end of the servlet object life-span we have the destroy() method which the servlet container calls before discarding your servlet object.
Bill

------------------
author of:
Bob Moranski
Ranch Hand

Joined: Nov 22, 2000
Posts: 177
Thank you Bill.
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
subject: public void init(ServletConfig)