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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Introduction

    1. History of Web Applications

    2. Support for Servlets

    3. The Power of Servlets

  2. Chapter 2 HTTP Servlet Basics

    1. HTTP Basics

    2. The Servlet API

    3. Page Generation

    4. Web Applications

    5. Moving On

  3. Chapter 3 The Servlet Lifecycle

    1. The Servlet Alternative

    2. Servlet Reloading

    3. Init and Destroy

    4. Single-Thread Model

    5. Background Processing

    6. Load on Startup

    7. Client-Side Caching

    8. Server-Side Caching

  4. Chapter 4 Retrieving Information

    1. The Servlet

    2. The Server

    3. The Client

  5. Chapter 5 Sending HTML Information

    1. The Structure of a Response

    2. Sending a Normal Response

    3. Using Persistent Connections

    4. Response Buffering

    5. Status Codes

    6. HTTP Headers

    7. When Things Go Wrong

    8. Six Ways to Skin a Servlet Cat

  6. Chapter 6 Sending Multimedia Content

    1. WAP and WML

    2. Images

    3. Compressed Content

    4. Server Push

  7. Chapter 7 Session Tracking

    1. User Authentication

    2. Hidden Form Fields

    3. URL Rewriting

    4. Persistent Cookies

    5. The Session Tracking API

  8. Chapter 8 Security

    1. HTTP Authentication

    2. Form-Based Authentication

    3. Custom Authentication

    4. Digital Certificates

    5. Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)

  9. Chapter 9 Database Connectivity

    1. Relational Databases

    2. The JDBC API

    3. Reusing Database Objects

    4. Transactions

    5. A Guestbook Servlet

    6. Advanced JDBC Techniques

    7. Beyond the Core

  10. Chapter 10 Applet-Servlet Communication

    1. Communication Options

    2. Daytime Server

    3. Chat Server

  11. Chapter 11 Servlet Collaboration

    1. Sharing Information

    2. Sharing Control

  12. Chapter 12 Enterprise Servletsand J2EE

    1. Distributing Load

    2. Integrating with J2EE

  13. Chapter 13 Internationalization

    1. Western European Languages

    2. Conforming to Local Customs

    3. Non-Western European Languages

    4. Multiple Languages

    5. Dynamic Language Negotiation

    6. HTML Forms

  14. Chapter 14 The Tea Framework

    1. The Tea Language

    2. Getting Started

    3. Request Information

    4. Tea Administration

    5. Tea Applications

    6. A Tool Application

    7. Final Words

  15. Chapter 15 WebMacro

    1. The WebMacro Framework

    2. Installing WebMacro

    3. WebMacro Directives

    4. WebMacro Templates

    5. A Tool Application

    6. Filters

  16. Chapter 16 Element Construction Set

    1. Page Components as Objects

    2. Displaying a Result Set

  17. Chapter 17 XMLC

    1. A Simple XML Compile

    2. The Manipulation Class

    3. A Tool Application

  18. Chapter 18 JavaServer Pages

    1. Using JavaServer Pages

    2. Behind the Scenes

    3. Expressions and Declarations

    4. Directives

    5. JSP and JavaBeans

    6. Includes and Forwards

    7. A Tool Application

    8. Custom Tag Libraries

  19. Chapter 19 Odds and Ends

    1. Parsing Parameters

    2. Sending Email

    3. Using Regular Expressions

    4. Executing Programs

    5. Using Native Methods

    6. Acting as an RMI Client

    7. Debugging

    8. Performance Tuning

  20. Chapter 20 What’s New in the Servlet 2.3 API

    1. Changes in the Servlet API 2.3

    2. Conclusion

  1. Appendix Servlet API Quick Reference

  2. Appendix HTTP Servlet API Quick Reference

  3. Appendix Deployment Descriptor DTD Reference

  4. Appendix HTTP Status Codes

  5. Appendix Character Entities

  6. Appendix Charsets

  7. Colophon