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Replacing your CGIs with Java servlets

by Dan Gildor

From the very first days of the Web, people have wanted their Web servers to do more than just serve static documents. The Common Gateway Interface (CGI) extends the server's abilities but at the cost of launching additional processes. There also is FastC


What are servlets

Just as an applet extends the capabilities of a Web browser, servlets are Java components that extend the capabilities of Web servers. Servlets can be used as server-side includes or as CGI programs

This article was originally published on Thursday Feb 19th 1998
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