13.6. Configuring JSP Web Applications

In ColdFusion development, when we talk about our applications, we generally mean the sites we're making. The application often consists of a number of .cfm templates, and may include other resources such as XML files, Verity collections, and so forth. You have the freedom to quickly crack out a single .cfm page and test it. You do not need to configure any special Web application to run it.

While you can do that in JSPs that you view in ColdFusion MX, in other containers you need to set up a Web application for each site you make. In this regard, it is similar to how you might make a project in an IDE. In Tomcat, you can do this manually or do it via the new Tomcat Administration Application, which is similiar ...

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