I am using NetBeans 6 to configue a servlet. The Tomcat server is bunded within NetBeans. So it is not necessary to set up classpath and copy folders etc as with Eclipse. I followed the totorial, it does work. However if I modified it a little. index.jsp is
Personally, I recommend that people starting out learning servlets put their IDE aside until they are comfortable writing, compiling, and deploying at least a simple 'Hello, World' program in a spec compliant container like Tomcat.
I don't know how Netbeans is deploying your apps within Tomcat so I can't be of much help to you. I'm going to move this thread to our IDEs forum where you stand a better chance of finding someone who knows what it does.