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CGI vs Servlets

 
Chaitanya Vivek
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In the first chapter of HFSJ, i saw comparision b/w CGI and Servlets

and now I wondered to see javaranch.com is based on CGI!
 
Christophe Verré
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"Why does the BigMooseSaloon use a CGI based backend instead of Java technology?"
The answer is in the FAQ : http://faq.javaranch.com/view?JavaRanchFaq
 
Ulf Dittmer
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While the underlying assumption -that a ".../cgi-bin/..." URL indicates that the Saloon does not run on Java- is correct here, that does not have to be the case in general. See my post in this thread, and the post it links to for related discussion.
 
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