This week's book giveaway is in the OCMJEA forum. We're giving away four copies of OCM Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect Exam Guide and have Paul Allen & Joseph Bambara on-line! See this thread for details.
The basic life cycle is the same: 1.init method run when servlet engine needs an instance and before any requests. 2. requests go through the service method - which has default behaviour in HttpServlet, but must be provided by the programmer in GenericServlet. 3. destroy method is called by the servlet engine before it discards the instance. Bill