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Swati Kadam
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where can I find servlet API?

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Ulf Dittmer

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Are you looking for the javadocs or the specification?

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Muhammad Saifuddin
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you can find the common servlet solution in the Servlets FAQ!

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litra eros andrei

Joined: Feb 29, 2008
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If you want the sources for Servlet API, you shuld go to and download the Source Code Distributions. Tomcat versions came along with a certain version of Servlet API and JSP Spec
Servlet/JSP Spec Apache Tomcat version
2.5/2.1 6.0.x
2.4/2.0 5.5.x
2.3/1.2 4.1.x
2.2/1.1 3.3.x (archived)
so download the sources for your tomcat implementation and you'll be able to see or debug in the javax.servlet.* classes as well.
pravin kantipudi

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[Edit: not-so-nice response removed]
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pravin kantipudi , one of the most important rules on JavaRanch is "be nice". Please be sure to adhere to that rule.

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