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How to start learning Servlet programming

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Joined: Nov 22, 2008
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I am quite new to servlet programming.
All I have is "Java Servlet programming" book from Jason Hunter.
Some one told me to download Apache/TomCat server etc.
Can you give me some tips etc to go about this. I need this much needed start ( i have a pc with win95, visual cafe, apache jserv already installed if that is of any help )
Vladan Radovanovic
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Joined: Mar 20, 2000
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I think that book that You are using must have an introduction and how to start with servlets. I would suggest to start with tomcat or JSWDK. You can download tomcat from and the other one from sun. They both support the latest servlet release (2.2). If you download tomcat, go to and they have a page on how to set it up. It is step by step and very easy.
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