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Uma Thomas

Joined: May 19, 2003
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What are the basic platforms I need to downlod to learn and run servlets and JSP
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What I don't understand is in all your other posts you signed the end with Uma, but in this post you signed the end with Ann, which is your real name, and use that one as your login name. Thanks


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Gert Cuppens
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Joined: Jul 13, 2003
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One of my favourite sites is You can find a pdf file of the book "core servlets and java server pages" from Marty Hall.
Of course, there's also
You should start there to download the J2SDK so you can develop in java.
Need an editor ? Try eclipse at or jcreator at
At you can download Tomcat which you will need to get the servlets and JSP's up and running.
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