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Generic Servlet,HttpServlet

 
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How they call Generic Servlet,HttpServlet as an Abstract class?
 
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They don't. Why do you ask?
 
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They don't.


In the book HeadFirst Servlet & JSP, authors described the GenericServlet class & HttpServlet class as abstract class (Page 98). Can you please explain??
 
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Whats to explain? Look at the API!

You will never have a reason to try to create an instance of either one anyway. A servlet programmer has to extend HttpServlet to accomplish anything.

Bill
(ps that is abstract, not Abstract - remember, Java is case sensitive)

[ November 16, 2007: Message edited by: William Brogden ]
 
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