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Basic servlet question

Xinbo Cheng

Joined: Jan 05, 2001
Posts: 15
Hi, here is a beginner's question for you:
Where should I put the .html file if I want to use the file
as a front end to collect form data? I have tomcat 3.2.1 installed on Windows 98. Thanks!
Tony Alicea

Joined: Jan 30, 2000
Posts: 3226
As you probably know, you can have many applications running in Jakarta-Tomcat.
I have the HTML/JSP files under the root for the particular application.
For example, I have the following setup:
Under that DIR, I have a few apps, one DIR per app.
For the JavaRanch JSP files, then, I have them in
The browser needs to be given the URL:
to reach the index.jsp file of the JavaRanch app.

Tony Alicea
Senior Java Web Application Developer, SCPJ2, SCWCD
Xinbo Cheng

Joined: Jan 05, 2001
Posts: 15
Thanks, Tony, for your kind reply. If I want my FrontEnd.HTML file to collect data for one of my servlets which is sitting in
where MyServlets is a package name. Do I have to do anything
I agree. Here's the link:
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