When looking to use Java to create dynamic Web content, the servlet can help by extending the applications hosted by Web servers. To do this, the servlet object dynamically receives a request and generates an object based on that request. Servlets are created using the API found in the javax.servlet package. In this section on the Java servlet get news, advice, and tutorials on using the Java servlet to extend Web servers and help you create dynamic Web content. Learn how Java servlets can be used with JavaServer Pages and JavaServer Faces to make dynamic Web content for your organization.
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Preventing unscheduled JVM downtime with java-monitor
15 Oct 2013
News - It's an administrators nightmare to find out that an important JVM has gone down. However, by using java-monitor, admins can learn more about their JVM and minimize downtime.
The evolution of portal based application development tools and technologies
01 Nov 2012
News - How has portal technology changed in the past five or six years? You might think the big change is with the API, and the support portlet applications have for new scripting languages and AJAX support. But Liferay's Richard Sezov has a different...
Continuing Video Coverage of New Java 7 Features and APIs
10 Feb 2012
News - Here at TheServerSide.com, we've been providing some very dedicated coverage to the new features of Java 7, with a look at tackling some of the new Java 7 APIs like the new File I/O (NIO.2) and concurrency libraries with tutorials and learning guides in...
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Getting the most out of JavaOne: Sage advice from an OracleWorld alumni
22 Sep 2013
Feature - Getting the most out of JavaOne means planning your time accordingly. Here is some sage advice from an OracleWorld alumni on how to best manage your time and get the most out of the conference.
Application_Scope versus Portlet_Scope: Understanding the JSR 286 PortletSession
11 Aug 2013
Tutorial - Managing state through the PortletSession is a supremely important job for the portal developer, and knowing how to manage the session means understanding the difference between the PortletSession scopes: APPLICATION_SCOPE and PORTLET_SCOPE.
11 Aug 2013
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Annotation versus XML configuration: Which JPA option to choose?
04 Oct 2013
Tip - A common debate in the JPA community is whether to configure applications using an XML or annotations based approach. Here are some reasons why you might want to choose XML instead.
Simplified ORM configuration with Spring, JPA and Hibernate path scanning
04 Oct 2013
Tip - Configuring Spring, JPA, Hibernate or other ORM technologies can be a challenge. One way to simplify ORM configuration is to configure package scanning for entity classes.
Effective portlet development means respecting the servlet API
20 May 2013
Tip - When moving to portlet development from web development, software engineers must remember that servlet and JSP development rules still apply.