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==Run / Run on server==
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[[Image:Eclipse_Run_on_server.png|Right Click to Run on Server|thumb]]
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*You can run on the server
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*The output will show up in the crappy Eclipse browser
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**You can fix this

Revision as of 03:15, 16 November 2013

Complete Hello World in Eclipse before starting this.

Download Tomcat

Eclipse Tomcat Download.png
  • Unzip it to somewhere convenient
    • for example C:\
  • No need to install anything - Eclipse will take care of it
    • You just need to point Eclipse to the file location and it will take care of the installation
    • If you need to run tomcat outside Eclipse you will need to read some documentation


From Eclipse, start a new project

Eclipse New Project Dynamic Web.png
  • File / Project / Web / Dynamic Web Project


Run time environment

Eclipse New Dynamic.png
  • You need to specify the Project name and the Target runtime
  • Name your project HelloWeb
  • Click New Runtime


New Runtime

Make this match the downloaded version
  • Choose the runtime that matches the version you downloaded (7.0)
  • In the next step you specify the folder


Specify the folder

Where did you put tomcat?
  • Specify the directory where you unzipped tomcat
  • Accept the defaults regarding perspective


New Servlet

File New Servlet
  • You have a new project - now create a servlet
  • The servlet should have a capital letter
  • HelloWeb is fine


New Servlet Options

You only need the doGet
  • You can accept the default options
  • You will only be changing doGet


Firewall Problems

Your firewall may complain
  • You may have an issue with your firewall
  • You need the firewall to allow a listener on port 8080
    • You only need local access at the moment
    • You can allow access from 127.0.0.1 to port 8080
  • Avoid port 80 (as you may find other processes competing for this one)
  • You can use a different port if you have something else using 8080


Change doGet

Change the method doGet
  • Your code will run in doGet
protected void doGet(HttpServletRequest request, HttpServletResponse response) throws ServletException, IOException {
  response.getWriter().println("Hello World");
}
  • The stub is created by Eclipse - you can change the bit inside this method.


Run / Run on server

Right Click to Run on Server
  • You can run on the server
  • The output will show up in the crappy Eclipse browser
    • You can fix this