Servlet 3.0 Basics (Java EE 6)



  • Ease of Development 
  • Dynamic registration of Servlets and Filters 
  • Pluggability 
  • Resources in bundled jar files

Advanced topics of Servlet 3.0 (AsyncServlet, Security enhancements, etc.) will be covered in “Servlet 3.0 Advanced”

Ease of Development (EoD)

  • Declarative style of programming through annotations 
  • web.xml is now optional 
    • Everything that can be specified in web.xml now can be specified through annotations 
  • Better defaults 
    • Convention over configuration


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