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.
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...
OCPJP & OCAJP: Java 7 training requirement for the Oracle Certified Professional Programmer dropped
21 Dec 2011
News - In order to obtain the certified architect position from Oracle, attending and passing a training course is now required. But what about the Java Professional and Java Associate designations, OCPJP and OCAJP for Java 7?
JavaOne 2011: Mark it up as a success
TheServerSide Newsfeed | 07 Oct 2011
News - Last year a cloud of gloom hung over the three or four San Francisco hotels in which Oracle had sliced, diced and distributed all of the JavaOne sessions. There was a clear and palpable feeling of distrust and uncertainty that permeated the on-goings,...
Mobicents Sip Servlets 1.6.0.FINAL is out
TheServerSide Newsfeed | 11 Aug 2011
News - The release comes with the following new features: SNMP support, support for SIP servers, support for ENUM, Mobicents Sip Servlets, DoS attack protection, JSR 289 Extension, Simple Global Logging Configuration, and IPv6 support. Also of note in the new...
Pondering About JSR-135, the New Servlet 3.0 Specification
01 Dec 2008
Article - All modern Java web applications use Servlets and Filters. They are the backbone of Java EE, the communication gateway to the World Wide Web.
Free Book: Servlets and JavaServer Pages: The J2EE Technology Web Tier
11 May 2006
Article - Addison-Wesley and Developmentor have provided TheServerSide.com with the entire book of Servlets and JSP the J2EE Web Tier for free download. Servlets and JSP the J2EE Web Tier is a book authored by Jayson Falkner and Kevin Jones about the latest in...
How To Authenticate a Servlet App With Windows Passwords
16 Aug 2004
Article - Learn current instructions for configuring Tomcat for JAAS-based Windows authentication. This is the solution for my previous post.