Servlet technology is used to create web application (resides at server side and generates dynamic web page).
Servet technology is robust and scalable as it uses the java language. Before
Servlet, CGI (Common Gateway Interface) scripting language was used as a
server-side programming language. But there were many disadvantages of this
technology. We have discussed these disadvantages below.
There are many interfaces and classes in the servlet API such as Servlet, GenericServlet, HttpServlet, ServletRequest, ServletResponse etc.
Servlet also described in many ways, depending on the context.
Servlet is a technology i.e. used to create web application.
Servlet is an API that provides many interfaces and classes including documentations.
Servlet is an interface that must be implemented for creating any servlet.
Servlet is a class that extend the capabilities of the servers and respond to the incoming request. It can respond to any type of requests.
Servlet is a web component that is deployed on the server to create dynamic web page