Package javax.servlet

The javax.servlet package contains a number of classes and interfaces that describe and define the contracts between a servlet class and the runtime environment provided for an instance of such a class by a conforming servlet container.

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Interface Summary
AsyncContext  
AsyncListener  
Filter A filter is an object that performs filtering tasks on either the request to a resource (a servlet or static content), or on the response from a resource, or both.
FilterChain A FilterChain is an object provided by the servlet container to the developer giving a view into the invocation chain of a filtered request for a resource.
FilterConfig A filter configuration object used by a servlet container to pass information to a filter during initialization.
FilterRegistration  
FilterRegistration.Dynamic  
Registration  
Registration.Dynamic  
RequestDispatcher Defines an object that receives requests from the client and sends them to any resource (such as a servlet, HTML file, or JSP file) on the server.
Servlet Defines methods that all servlets must implement.
ServletConfig A servlet configuration object used by a servlet container to pass information to a servlet during initialization.
ServletContainerInitializer  
ServletContext Defines a set of methods that a servlet uses to communicate with its servlet container, for example, to get the MIME type of a file, dispatch requests, or write to a log file.
ServletContextAttributeListener Implementations of this interface receive notifications of changes to the attribute list on the servlet context of a web application.
ServletContextListener Implementations of this interface receive notifications about changes to the servlet context of the web application they are part of.
ServletRegistration  
ServletRegistration.Dynamic  
ServletRequest Defines an object to provide client request information to a servlet.
ServletRequestAttributeListener A ServletRequestAttributeListener can be implemented by the developer interested in being notified of request attribute changes.
ServletRequestListener A ServletRequestListener can be implemented by the developer interested in being notified of requests coming in and out of scope in a web component.
ServletResponse Defines an object to assist a servlet in sending a response to the client.
SessionCookieConfig  
SingleThreadModel Deprecated. As of Java Servlet API 2.4, with no direct replacement.
 

Class Summary
AsyncEvent  
GenericServlet Defines a generic, protocol-independent servlet.
HttpConstraintElement  
HttpMethodConstraintElement  
MultipartConfigElement  
ServletContextAttributeEvent This is the event class for notifications about changes to the attributes of the servlet context of a web application.
ServletContextEvent This is the event class for notifications about changes to the servlet context of a web application.
ServletInputStream Provides an input stream for reading binary data from a client request, including an efficient readLine method for reading data one line at a time.
ServletOutputStream Provides an output stream for sending binary data to the client.
ServletRequestAttributeEvent This is the event class for notifications of changes to the attributes of the servlet request in an application.
ServletRequestEvent Events of this kind indicate lifecycle events for a ServletRequest.
ServletRequestWrapper Provides a convenient implementation of the ServletRequest interface that can be subclassed by developers wishing to adapt the request to a Servlet.
ServletResponseWrapper Provides a convenient implementation of the ServletResponse interface that can be subclassed by developers wishing to adapt the response from a Servlet.
ServletSecurityElement  
 

Enum Summary
DispatcherType  
SessionTrackingMode  
 

Exception Summary
ServletException Defines a general exception a servlet can throw when it encounters difficulty.
UnavailableException Defines an exception that a servlet or filter throws to indicate that it is permanently or temporarily unavailable.
 

Package javax.servlet Description

The javax.servlet package contains a number of classes and interfaces that describe and define the contracts between a servlet class and the runtime environment provided for an instance of such a class by a conforming servlet container.


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As of July 2010, there were no online versions of the servlet 3.0, JSP 2.2, and EL 2.2 Javadocs, except as part of the huge Java EE 6 API. So, I built them myself from the Tomcat 7 source code.

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