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All right – now, we’re finally ready to get to the meat of what JSR 315 brings to the table – asynchronous servlets. Prior to JSR 315, the world was a very simple and pleasant place. It was the world of the synchronous web. The server maintained a server socket that waited at the gates […]

Help is at hand for everyone who has ever cursed at having to add entries to their web.xml just because they wanted to use a third party framework. With JSR 315, web.xml is no longer a single monolithic entity, but instead can be assembled from multiple pieces (called web fragments) into a single whole. For […]