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Apache Tomcat Bible

ISBN: 978-0-7645-2606-0
840 pages
May 2003
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* The most comprehensive reference and tutorial on the market for this popular open source Java Servlet and JavaServer Page implementation
* Provides a thorough introduction to all topics Tomcat developers need to understand
* Focuses on developing and deploying Web applications
* Covers use of the popular Ant tool to easily compile and deploy applications in conjunction with Tomcat
* Companion Web site includes all code samples from the book
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Table of Contents



Part I: Getting Started with Tomcat and Web Applications.

Chapter 1: What Is Tomcat?

Chapter 2: Installing Tomcat.

Chapter 3: Overview of Web Applications.

Part II: Packaging, Compiling, and Deploying Applications for Tomcat.

Chapter 4: Creating Web Applications for Tomcat.

Chapter 5: Compiling and Deploying Using Ant.

Chapter 6: Compiling and Deploying with an IDE.

Chapter 7: Building a Simple WAR: HelloWorld WAR.

Part III: Tomcat Configuration and Applications.

Chapter 8: Configuring the Tomcat Server.

Chapter 9: Using the Administration and Manager Applications.

Chapter 10: Creating a Real Application.

Chapter 11: Debugging.

Chapter 12: Application Security.

Part IV: Advanced Tomcat Techniques.

Chapter 13: Frameworks.

Chapter 14: SOAP.

Chapter 15: Tomcat and Web Servers.

Chapter 16: Load Balancing and Clustering.

Chapter 17: Tools and Utilities.

Chapter 18: Customizing Tomcat.


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Author Information

Jon Eaves is the Chief Technology Officer of ThoughtWorks Australia and has over 15 years of software development experience in a wide variety of application domains and languages. Jon spends his working hours developing large-scale enterprise systems using J2EE, and when he can find spare time developing J2ME/MIDP applications and working on the BouncyCastle Java Cryptographic APIs (http://www.bouncycastle.org). He can be reached at jon@eaves.org.

Warner Godfrey is a dedicated software engineer, who with 4 years’ experience is constantly looking for new technical challenges. Past experience has seen Warner involved in many large-scale Web-based projects. Warner has recently taken a position as Chief Technology Officer at LiveEvents Wireless, a wireless content aggregator developing J2ME applications for mobile devices. An avid surfer, Warner will most likely be found down the coast after writing this book, making up for lost time catching a few waves. Surf conditions not permitting, he may be found kicking up some dust on a mountain bike trail in the nearby hills. Warner may be reached via email at warner@godfrey.name.

Rupert Jones has been a Technical Lead for large-scale Internet projects for the past 4 years. He has a wealth of experience in Internet-related application development (J2EE and other) and has been involved in a number of open source projects in his spare time. Outside of work and writing this book Rupert enjoys traveling, reading and dining on fine food and wine. Rupert can be reached at rup@rupertjones.com.

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Companion Site
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