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how to map url in java

Nuha Iqbal

Joined: Jul 24, 2012
Posts: 2

I am beginner in Java, I had a problem in mapping the url with action attribute.

for example i have this web.xml


then how can i call this servlet from jsp?
what to write in action?

<form action="??" method="get" >
shivam singhal
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Joined: Jul 15, 2012
Posts: 223

this "web.xml" is not your servlet...
web.xml passes the clients request to servlet hiddenly...
so, that the client get no idea where your servlet is placed..

for clearification suppose..

<form method="post" action="foo.do">

in web.xml
<servlet-name>foo file<servlet-name> //this is any name by your choice so, that your xml file knows this
</servlet mapping>

<servlet-name>foo file</servlet-name>
<servlet-class>com.example.foo<servlet-class> // this is the actual path of your servlet in com.example package
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