Win a copy of Functional Reactive Programming this week in the Other Languages forum!
  • Post Reply
  • Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic

Servlet Context and Servlet

 
Sudhanshu Mishra
Ranch Hand
Posts: 238
1
Eclipse IDE Fedora Java
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Hi all,
I am a bit confused regarding who is created first ,a servlet ,or a servlet context?
According to my logic ,servlet context must be created first.
Please correct me if I am wrong.


Thanks and regards.
 
pravin venkat
Greenhorn
Posts: 20
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
servletContext(is required for) --> servletConfig(is required for) --> Servlet Initialization
 
Sudhanshu Mishra
Ranch Hand
Posts: 238
1
Eclipse IDE Fedora Java
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Thanks Pravin,
So may i conclue that the servlet is created after the servlet context has been created,and hence a listener class(ContextLoaderListener) will run before a servlet(DispatcherServlet)?

Thanks.
 
Bear Bibeault
Author and ninkuma
Marshal
Pie
Posts: 65223
95
IntelliJ IDE Java jQuery Mac Mac OS X
  • Likes 1
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
ContextLoaderListener is a Spring class and has nothing to do with Servlets when Spring isn't being used.

If you mean ServletContextListener, then yes, this listener's contextInitialized() method will fire before any servlets are loaded or requests are processed.
 
Paul Clapham
Sheriff
Posts: 21416
33
Eclipse IDE Firefox Browser MySQL Database
  • Likes 1
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
If you think of the servlet context as representing the whole web application, the answer becomes obvious, doesn't it?
 
pravin venkat
Greenhorn
Posts: 20
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Sudhanshu Mishra wrote:Thanks Pravin,
So may i conclue that the servlet is created after the servlet context has been created,and hence a listener class(ContextLoaderListener) will run before a servlet(DispatcherServlet)?

Thanks.


Yes
 
  • Post Reply
  • Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic