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Getting Started with Eclipse Juno by Vinicius H. S. Durelli, Rafael Medeiros Teixeira, Rodrigo Fraxino Araujo

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Installing Tomcat

Before integrating Tomcat with Eclipse, you need to download and install Tomcat. There are several ways to get Tomcat up and running. On one end of the spectrum, it is possible to download Tomcat's source code and build and test it. On the other end, you can simply download a binary version of it. Here, we are taking the arguably easiest path to installing Tomcat: downloading, configuring, and running the compiled binary. Throughout this chapter, we assume you are using the most recent release of Tomcat. As of the time of this writing, the latest version is 7.0.

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It is also possible to install Tomcat by getting Eclipse to download it for you. Provided that you already have WTP installed (how to install this plugin is described ...

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