In this section, you will learn about new features added in the Servlet 3.0 .
Java Servlet is a server-side web-based technology utilized for constructing dynamic web content for web-based applications. It broadens the potentiality of servers, which host web-based applications, through harnessing request-response programming model.
In the early days of Java, Servlet's thought came into the mind of James Gosling but it didn't became reality until the release of Java Web Server product . The first Servlet API version 1.0 was released on June 1997. The latest released version of Servlet API until now, when i am writing this, is Servlet 3.0 .
|Version(Servlet API)||Platform||Released on|
|Servlet 1.0||June 1997|
|Servlet 2.0||JDK 1.1|
|Servlet 2.1||Unspecified||November 1998|
|Servlet 2.2||J2EE 1.2||August 1999|
|Servlet 2.3||J2EE 1.3||August 2001|
|Servlet 2.4||J2EE 1.4||November 2003|
|Servlet 2.5||JavaEE 5||September 2005|
|Servlet 3.0||JavaEE 6||December 2009|
Given below the major changes in Servlet 3.0 :
Given below detailed list of changes in Servlet 3.0 as per the sequence of addition / elimination :
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