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Servlet – Terms used



We have already learnt the difference between the Servlet and CGI. In this tutorial we are learning the different terms used in the Java Servlets.

Different Terms used in Servlet Technology :

Term Description
HTTP Protocol allows web servers and browsers to exchange data over the web
Get and Post method Methods for a request-response data between a client and server
Container Run time environment for Java EE applications
Application Server A server that exposes business logic to client applications through various protocols including HTTP.
Web Server A server that handles HTTP protocol.
Content Type HTTP header which provides the description about what are you sending to the browser.
Deployment Activity by which make a web application available for use