Question 1 :
What is filter ?
An object that can transform the header or content (or both) of a request or response. Filters differ from Web components in that they usually do not themselves create responses but rather modify or adapt the requests for a resource, and modify or adapt responses from a resource. A filter should not have any dependencies on a Web resource for which it is acting as a filter so that it can be composable with more than one type of Web resource.
Question 2 :
What is filter chain ?
A concatenation of XSLT transformations in which the output of one transformation becomes the input of the next.
Question 3 :
What is finder method ?
A method defined in the Interview Questions - Home interface and invoked by a client to locate an entity bean.
Question 4 :
What is form-based authentication ?
An authentication mechanism in which a Web container provides an application-specific form for logging in. This form of authentication uses Base64 encoding and can expose user names and passwords
Question 5 :
What is general entity ?
An entity that is referenced as part of an XML document's content, as distinct from a parameter entity, which is referenced in the DTD. A general entity can be a parsed entity or an unparsed entity.