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    What is the difference between servlets and applets?
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    Servlets are to servers. Applets are to browsers. Unlike applets, however, servlets have no graphical user interface.

    servlets are used for server side coding and resides on servers , while applets are for client side and runs on client's browsers.

    Posted by: satyam dwivedi    

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    what is difference between servlets and applets

    Posted by: RAJAT GHOSH    


    1)subclass of GenericServlet
    2)Runs in a server
    3)must be multi threaded or thread safe
    4)no direct user interface

    1)subclass of Applet
    2)Runs in a browser
    3)generally single thread per appplet
    4)uses AWT for user interface

    Posted by: varad    

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    servlets are server side components.applets are browser side components.applets are used to create static pages.
    but servlets are used to create
    dynamic pages.

    Posted by: k.rambabu    

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    Servlets are run always inside the Server and it improves the functionality of a server.
    servlet don't have face.

    Applets are run always on the browser but it improves the functionality of browser.
    Applets have Face.

    Posted by: venkateswara reddy gunapati    

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    I agree with the above differences and also there is difference in their life cycle.
    servlet life cycle consists of 3 methods where as applet life cycle consists of 5 methods.

    Posted by: k.satyasrihari    

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