Remote scripting using a servlet
How to give Web applications interactivity and dynamism that you'd expect from desktop apps
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Date archived: May 14, 2019 | First published: February 01, 2001
The users of Web applications have suffered a dramatic shift in experiences from the world of desktop applications. Many Web applications do not at all mimic the usability, interactivity, and dynamic nature that is available in typical standalone or client-server desktop applications because of the constraints that HTML and HTTP impose. Here, Erik Hatcher explains how remote scripting can be used to enhance the interactivity and dynamic nature of a Web application experience.
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