This article is discussing about the Life cycle of Servlet and teaches you the Servlet Life cycle methods. As a beginner you should understand the different lifecycle methods of the Servlet. You use these methods to for the Servlet initialization and the cleaning the resource at the end of Servlet lifecycle.
You can also view the example of Servlet Life Cycle which is explained with the help of code.
There are four phases in the life cycle of Servlet. The lifecycle phases are Loading and Instantiation, Initialization, Servicing the Request and Destroying the Servlet.
Following steps are performed by the container when it receives the request from client:
The life cycle of a Servlet can be categorized into four parts:
Above picture shows the Life Cycle of a Servlet
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