What is a servlet development framework?

John Mitchell

A 'servlet development framework' is a package which helps us create servlet-based solutions more efficiently and effectively.

Basically, after you've written a bunch of servlets from scratch, you'll proabably be irked by having to do the same sorts of things over and over again. A good framework helps to minimize how much of that rot that you have to do.

For example, check out:


Most Application Servers contain their own frameworks. See this question on the FAQ.