Web Server vs. Application Server: What’s the Difference?

For many embedded developers, web application development is a whole new ball game. Common misperceptions about device-level web development can result in the selection of the wrong choice of development tools which causes frustration and delayed projects.

A web server fetches and relays a static HTML file, while an app server executes each page as a computer program each time the page is accessed by a web client.

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App Server vs. Web Server

What is an Application Server? (tutorial)