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When to use JSP, Servlet

Sri Bala
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I was going through the Sun tutorial on JSP and when to use JSP & Servlet
I got an idea that we can service POSTs with Servlets and all GETs with JSP. Does it make sense?
William Brogden
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That is not a particularly useful generalization.
IMHO you should think in terms of using servlets for computation intensive applications and JSP for supporting complicated HTML designs.
If you are the only Java programmer in a shop that does a lot of HTML, custom taglibs in JSP make sense.

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