Introduction of Web Application
The application based on web is stored on a remote server and they can be accessed through web browser.
Types of Web Application
There are two types of Web Applications :
- Presentation-oriented : This type of application have
interactive web pages and dynamic content in response to the request. These
pages are coded using markup languages like HTML, XHTML, XML etc.
- Service-oriented : The service oriented web application provide web service. The presentation oriented application are generally clients of service oriented application.
Web Application Life Cycle
The life cycle of web application can be summarized into steps as follows :
STEP 1 : Coding web application.
STEP 2 : Deployment descriptor configuration(If needed)
STEP 3 : Compilation of web application
STEP 4 : Bundling of application into deployable unit like war file.
STEP 5 : Application deployment into web container.
STEP 6 : Request the application URL to test it's functionality.