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Greenhorn
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What are cookies and what is it used for?
 
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Veni, JavaRanch has a naming policy - you're supposed to use your first and last name, not just "Veni". Please change your name according to the JavaRanch naming policy.

A cookie is a small file that a HTTP server can store on your computer, to keep track of session information, for example.

Try using Google and you'll find:
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A cookie stores the information at the client side.

like suppose you enter the username and password every day. So the developer sets the cookie for so that.Then you won'tt have to type your username .automatically stores the info in the client side
 
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And a Java archive holding such persistent Web objects is a "cookie JAR"! (kidding)
 
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