Alexandre Calsavara Archive

Using Java Servlets
Before Netscape, when Mosaic ruled the Web and people needed a straightforward way to exchange information between client and server, the Common Gateway Interface (CGI) was born. CGI applications (usually called scripts) run on the server side. A user initiates a request via HTTP and optionally transmits information, which is handed off to the CGI script. The script processes the information and packages a reply, which the server sends to the user.