Video Tutorial: Tomcat 7 in Eclipse Helios step by step
This video tutorial shows you how you can configure Tomcat 7 in Eclipse Helios IDE. If you are looking for developing your application in Eclipse and test on the Tomcat 7 server then the Eclipse Helios is the best choice.
Eclipse Helios provides the support for Tomcat 7. Installing Eclipse Helios and configuring the Tomcat 7 on it is an easy process. It will take less then half an hour to do the complete process. Eclipse Helios provides the added benefit of automatic compilation of the source and deployment on the embedded Tomcat 7. For example if you modify the jsp file and save, it will automatically deploy the JSP file on tomcat. Changes made in JSP will be automatically reflected on the server.
Video Tutorial: How To Download Eclipse Helios, Tomcat 7 and create first JSP page
Here is the video tutorial that describes the process of Downloading Eclipse Helios, Downloading Tomcat, Installing Eclipse Helios, Installing Tomcat and finally configuring the Tomcat 7 in Eclipse IDE. Video also shows you how to create a simple JSP file and run on Tomcat 7.
URL to Download Eclipse Helios
You can download the Eclipse Helios from its official website at http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/index-helios.php.
Download the Eclipse Helios from above url and the extract it in a directory on your computer.
URL to download Tomcat 7
Tomcat 7 can be downloaded from its official website at http://tomcat.apache.org/download-70.cgi.
Download the Tomcat 7 zip file from above url and extract the zip file in a directory on your computer. Go to its bin directory and double click on the statup.bat. The startup.bat batch fill will run the tomcat. You can test the tomcat by typing http://localhost:8080 in your browser. After testing tomcat press control+C in the tomcat console to stop the tomcat.
In the next step you will configure Tomcat 7 in eclipse IDE.
Finally create first JSP file and run on Tomcat 7 from Eclipse IDE.
Here is the code of JSP file:
<%@ page language="java" contentType="text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1"
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd">
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1">
<p>Hello World in JSP</p>
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View more tutorial on JSP at JSP Tutorials section.
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