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Shantanu Puranik
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What are the Major difference between Servlet and JSP?

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kamlesh tayade
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As Servlet is java class which having HTML tag and JSP is HTML tags having java sentex.
As JSP is mostly used for presentation work by HTML and Servlet is used for defining the logics of the work and web application working.

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Bosun Bello
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There is tons of free information out there that will get you a very good understanding of these 2 technologies. You may want to search google.

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Talha Bin Hussain

Joined: Feb 12, 2006
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JSP is Java code embedded in HTML; the Java code is compiled (if necessary) and run by the container on the server and the client only sees the results of that code's execution mixed in appropriately with the html.

Servlets are compiled pure Java class files (not mixed with HTML) that get posts from the client and send html to in return.

but both reqiured container on the server, such as Tomcat.
krishna yadav

Joined: Feb 04, 2006
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JSP technology extends the basic Servlet framework to enable easier and faster page authoring and maintenance in larger enterprises.

One difference between JSP and SERVLET is first time when we call jsp it will take time to respond , since server has to convert jsp to servlet and execute the component.
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Albin Joseph

Joined: Jan 22, 2005
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JSP is mainly used for presentaion logic only. But servlet can handle business logic also.

The main difference between servlets and JSP is servlets can supprot any type of protocol like SMTP, FTP.. But JSP supports HTTP protocol only

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