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Servlet New Features?

Shakti Palo

Joined: Nov 10, 2005
Posts: 23
Please let me know about the new features of Servlet5.0.

Thanks in advance
[ March 24, 2006: Message edited by: Bear Bibeault ]
Shakti Palo

Joined: Nov 10, 2005
Posts: 23
Sorry its Servlets 2.4
Bear Bibeault
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The Servlet Specification has a section outlining the differences from previous versions.

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Shakti Palo

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Thanks a lot Bear.
ak pillai
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Joined: Feb 11, 2006
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Basically no new functionality, but existing features have been improved.
Also, single threaded model is deprecated and eventually get phased out.

--Increased (improved?) integration with other J2EE specification and components.

--Filtering of RequestDispatchers and Error pages.

--Event listeners for requests and request attributes.

--Methods to query client connection details.

--Improved internationalization methods.

--XML Schema definition of the deployment descriptor.

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(Difference between 2.3 and 2.4 Proposed Final Draft 2)

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Ulf Dittmer

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The Servlets FAQ links to articles describing the differences from the previous version for most versions of the Servlet API.
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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