Java application servers

Application servers are programs running on some server-side backend – either a dedicated server or a virtual machine running on cloud resources – that run software services for Web apps. Java application servers meet a set of requirements set by the current version of the Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, previously J2EE). As set in in J2EE, Java app servers were based on Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB), but many modern options leave off these features and concentrate on JavaServer Pages or Java servlets. Examples of common Java application servers include Apache Tomcat, Eclipse Jetty, Caucho Resin, and IBM WebSphere, among others.

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  • December 24, 2021 24 Dec'21

    Create an HTML5 and PHP file upload form for Apache example

    It's easier than ever for a developer to upload a file with PHP and HTML5 to an Apache web server. This example shows how to create an HTML and PHP file upload component that will work in any ...

  • December 23, 2021 23 Dec'21

    Java file upload by example with Servlets & JSPs

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  • August 03, 2020 03 Aug'20

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  • April 29, 2020 29 Apr'20

    Tomcat vs WebSphere: How these application servers compare

    When it comes to Java application server comparisons, there isn't a starker contrast between two offerings than Apache Tomcat and IBM WebSphere. Right off the bat, let's clear up some ...

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