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From Ben Souther <>
Subject Re: Easy Servlet Question
Date Tue, 04 Oct 2005 14:19:44 GMT
I have some demo apps on that you can run.
They're all war files so all you have to do is download to your webapps

SimpleServlet.war is your basic "Hello, World" app in a servlet.

On Mon, 2005-10-03 at 21:49, Andrew Pierce wrote:
> Hello. I realize this is about the stupidest question I could ask but, 
> I've scoured the web, etc. and cannot get an easy example of making 
> servlets actually work with Tomcat.
> I have written a few "Hello World" servlets and gotten them to work with 
> Resin but I cannot get even the most simple servlet to work with Tomcat.
> I create the servlet code such as the one found here:
> I compile the servlet and place the .class file in the 
> $CATALINA_HOME/webapps/<app>/WEB-INF/classes directory.
> Then I modify the $CATALINA_HOME/webapps/app/WEB-INF/web.xml to include 
> the declarations for the servlet.
> I stop and restart Tomcat and alas, all I get is 404 when I try to 
> access the servlet with a url like 
> http://localhost:8080/<app>/HelloServlet.
> I know this has got to VERY simple. Thanks in advance.
> Andrew
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