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Order of notification for listeners

Devang Ganatra
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Joined: Feb 19, 2008
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Hello
I want to know that in which order the registere listeners will be notified. Means suppose i have registered ServletContextListener,ServletRequestListener,HttpSessionListener then in which order they will be called by container?
Paul Sturrock
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They are called when the appropriate event occurs. ServletContextListener reacts to changes in the servlet context og the applciation (e.g. Servlet initialisation). ServletRequestListener reacts to requests. HttpSessionListener reacts to session creation/deletion events.


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Devang Ganatra
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Joined: Feb 19, 2008
Posts: 5
Thanks for your reply..

So if i have registered
ServletContextListener ,HttpSessionListener,ServletRequestListener then first ServletContextListener will be called, second ServletRequestWill be called , and last HttpSessionListener will be called right?? please correct me if i am wrong.
Bosun Bello
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As already mentioned the listener is called when the appropriate event occurs. So, obviously a servlet context event listener will be called before a servlet request or session event listeners.
[ September 29, 2008: Message edited by: Bosun Bello ]

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