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How to differentiate ordinary java class file and servlet class file?

 
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Hi,

How to diffentiate java class file and servlet file?

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Jayaa
 
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A servlet extends either GenericServlet or HttpServlet.
 
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jayaamani D.S,
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You can use reflection to find out if the class implements the javax.servlet.Servlet interface. Note that it is possible that an ordinary Java class (which is used outside of a servlet container) also implements this interface, so this test may not be foolproof for your purposes. That would be a pathological cse, though.
 
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