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How many different ways to create Servlets ?

Sudha
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Joined: Feb 25, 2007
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Hi all,

We can create servlets by ;

a) Servlets by extending two classes and over write methods
b) retrive the existing Servlets from the pool

Is there any other way to create Servlets ?

Thanks,
Suda
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"Sudha",

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Ulf Dittmer
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I'm not sure that I understand your question. You create a servlet by declaring it in the web.xml file. The class needs to implement the Servlet interface.

As to a), in Java a class can not extend two classes - only a single one. Or did you mean youj can either extend GenericServlet or HttpServlet?

As to b), what pool are you talking about?
[ February 25, 2007: Message edited by: Ulf Dittmer ]

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