This week's giveaway is in the EJB and other Java EE Technologies forum. We're giving away four copies of EJB 3 in Action and have Debu Panda, Reza Rahman, Ryan Cuprak, and Michael Remijan on-line! See this thread for details.
The init() method is used to initialize a servlet as it has access to the ServletConfig instance while the constructor does not. This has been asked many tomes before. Please SearchFirst before posting.