My first impression was that it was a fat SERVlet, cousin to MIDlets
and bastard offspring of APPlets.
- taken from "comp.lang.java.programmer" newsgroup
About IBM WebSphere Portal, Liferay Portal and other Java Portals, JSR 168 portlet, JSR 286 portlet, portlet development, and WSRP etc. Will also try to write about mobile application development like iPhone development, Android development, Nokia development etc.