Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages (JSP) Technologies

    March 26, 2003

MDR-EdO: Welcome to today’s Java Live session on Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages (JSP) technologies. Our guests are computer scientist Marty Hall, and Sun Technical Staff Member Mark Roth. Marty is the author of the books Core Servlets & JavaServer Pages and More Servlets and JavaServer Pages. Mark is the co-lead of the JSP 2.0 specification. This chat was advertised as “new developments in servlet and JSP technologies.” So let’s begin with the basic question — what’s new in these areas?

Mark Roth: Servlet 2.4 is a fairly conservative upgrade over 2.3, but there are still some significant improvements. In Servlet 2.4, HTTP/1.1 is now required to be supported. Filters can now be used under the request dispatcher, which makes them substantially more powerful.

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