Java Servlet and JSP Web Application 3

Function: Delete An Existing Item

DeleteServlet.java: when users click the ‘Delete’ web link from the Inventory List web page (ListServlet), DeleteServlet.java will delete a record based on the hidden ‘id’ value from the web page, and after performing the deletion, it will go back to ListServlet.

DeleteServlet.java

import java.io.IOException;
import java.io.PrintWriter;
import java.sql.Connection;
import java.sql.Statement;
import javax.naming.InitialContext;
import javax.servlet.ServletException;
import javax.servlet.annotation.WebServlet;
import javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet;
import javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest;
import javax.servlet.http.HttpServletResponse;
import javax.sql.DataSource;

@WebServlet(name = "DeleteServlet", urlPatterns = {"/DeleteServlet"})
public class DeleteServlet extends HttpServlet {

    /**
     * Processes requests for both HTTP
     * <code>GET</code> and
     * <code>POST</code> methods.
     *
     * @param request servlet request
     * @param response servlet response
     * @throws ServletException if a servlet-specific error occurs
     * @throws IOException if an I/O error occurs
     */
    protected void processRequest(HttpServletRequest request, HttpServletResponse response)
            throws ServletException, IOException {
        response.setContentType("text/html;charset=UTF-8");
        PrintWriter out = response.getWriter();
        try {
            InitialContext ctx = new InitialContext();
            DataSource ds = (DataSource)ctx.lookup("jdbc/MySQLPool");

            Connection conn = ds.getConnection();
            Statement stmt = conn.createStatement();

            stmt.executeUpdate("DELETE FROM item WHERE id = " + request.getParameter("id"));

            // activate ListServlet
            getServletContext().getRequestDispatcher("/ListServlet").
            forward(request, response);

            stmt.close();
            conn.close();
        } catch (Exception e) {
            //e.printStackTrace();
        } finally {            
            out.close();
        }
    }

    // <editor-fold defaultstate="collapsed" desc="HttpServlet methods. Click on the + sign on the left to edit the code.">
    /**
     * Handles the HTTP
     * <code>GET</code> method.
     *
     * @param request servlet request
     * @param response servlet response
     * @throws ServletException if a servlet-specific error occurs
     * @throws IOException if an I/O error occurs
     */
    @Override
    protected void doGet(HttpServletRequest request, HttpServletResponse response)
            throws ServletException, IOException {
        processRequest(request, response);
    }

    /**
     * Handles the HTTP
     * <code>POST</code> method.
     *
     * @param request servlet request
     * @param response servlet response
     * @throws ServletException if a servlet-specific error occurs
     * @throws IOException if an I/O error occurs
     */
    @Override
    protected void doPost(HttpServletRequest request, HttpServletResponse response)
            throws ServletException, IOException {
        processRequest(request, response);
    }

    /**
     * Returns a short description of the servlet.
     *
     * @return a String containing servlet description
     */
    @Override
    public String getServletInfo() {
        return "Short description";
    }// </editor-fold>
}

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