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Jack Daniel
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Joined: Jun 15, 2002
Posts: 163
hi e'body,...

well, i have a question..

u know we have a j2ee project (or a webfaced J2ee project).. where i have some servlet calling some cobol/CL programs.. and all..

what i want is .. i am going to make a CL program (on AS400) call a java program.. this is not my problem..

my problem is : how can I call a Servlet from a java program , from the main(String[] a) method??? IS there a way i can call a servlet from a java program.. as of what i knew till now, i can call a HttpServlet only from a browser...

After calling the servlet, i want the servlet to respond back to the browser.. possible???

The flow: jsp - (calling) - servlet - (calling) - cobol/CL prog - (calling)
java prog, with main method - (calling) - servlet - responding back to the browser.. is this possible??

i really appreciate u guys, if u think there is a way out, to handle this..
thanks a lot ;-)
Jack Daniel
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Joined: Jun 15, 2002
Posts: 163
I think i found one way, of making the java prog call a servlet..



any suggestions on this??
thx
Ben Souther
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Joined: Dec 11, 2004
Posts: 13410

Have you looked at:
http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/httpclient/
?


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