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Why only doGet() or doPost() & not service
Joined: Sep 30, 2006
Oct 07, 2006 01:26:00
Why is it advised to override doGet()&/doPost() instead directly overriding service()?
Is it only because the possibility of having implementations for for other doXyz() methods is not possible?
Joined: Feb 24, 2006
Oct 07, 2006 02:04:00
You can override other doXXX methods as well. Most of the time you can accomplish what you want the
to do using the doGet and doPost methods.
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Joined: Aug 02, 2006
Oct 07, 2006 03:16:00
By Overriding service() method, you need to implement logic to read the type of HTTP request (GET/POST). But, currently the service method already does this and dispatches the request to doPost()/doGet() method appropriately.
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subject: Why only doGet() or doPost() & not service
When a request is sent to the servlet
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