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The era of servlet containers is over

In Java Land you have servlet containers like Tomcat and Jetty to serve your web applications. But with recent non-Java approaches like Node.js and Go providing their own built-in servers, you might conclude that built-in servers are the way to go for Java as well. This post explores why servlet containers are built the way they are and why there’s little reason to use them, at least not in the way … read more