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Memorizing API's

Satyajeet Kadam
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Q1) Please assist how we can remember all the methods names of the following API's.Please let me know if there technique or menomics created to remember them?

Chinmaya Chowdary
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Hi, Amolpalekar.

As far I know, the best way to remember is practice them. Observe them, how they are working. Test them with different inputs.
Ankit Mishra
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Try to see that http specific methods you will find in HttpServlet,, HttpServletRequest, HttpResponse. Similarly Servlet related you will find in other two interfaces.

Apart from this there are methods which will you find in Request, Session and Context scopes so they will be common to all three.

And yes practice will make you more clear in these concepts.

Ankit Mishra (SCJP 5.0 93%), (SCWCD 5.0 97%)
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There is not need to 'memorize' them as such. As you keep working with them the the important methods just stick to your head.

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