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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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