What is the difference between jar and war file
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Posted By:   Ekta_Khandelwal
Posted On:   Thursday, December 16, 2004 09:40 PM

Is the difference is anything else than extension .

Re: What is the difference between jar and war file

Posted By:   Anonymous  
Posted On:   Friday, December 17, 2004 01:38 AM

WAR means "Web ARchive". A WAR is a JAR (in the OO sense :-) ). A WAR has many more rules about its internal structure so that it can be deployed on a webserver. There are quite a few other *ARs, e.g. EAR (for EJBs) or RAR (for resource archive - very rarely necessary).

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Harald M.

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