Tomcat is one of the few technology areas that is particularly blessed with a plethora of very well written books, and the Tomcat mailing lists are rather friendly places for new developers. So really, why another book on Tomcat?
The answer is simple. Most of these books and material focus primarily on the set up, administration, and management, of a Tomcat server.
This is no accident. Most web developers rarely have to concern themselves with anything more challenging than setting up a context fragment or changing the default port for Tomcat from 8080 to 80.
As long as a developer understands the basic terminology of web applications (such as the context, the context root) and the structure of a WAR file, most modern Integrated ...