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Patrick Mugabe
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What do I require to start learning servlets in terms of setting up the software on my PC.
Adeel Ansari
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you might require this
Doyle Matt
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That's simple. Tomcat from The j2ee doc from and maybe, some good music.

SCJP 1.4
Fisher Daniel
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Joined: Sep 14, 2001
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Hi Patrick,
I think the first step that you can start are
1. Download Tomcat and install it into your machine as web container...
2. Download J2EE tutorial from Sun site J2EE
3. Start coding using this tutorial...

Hope this help
Srinivasa Raghavan
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Joined: Sep 28, 2004
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Originally posted by adeel ansari:
you might require this

Yes Adeel this book is very very nice ...

Thanks & regards, Srini
MCP, SCJP-1.4, NCFM (Financial Markets), Oracle 9i - SQL ( 1Z0-007 ), ITIL Certified
Bear Bibeault
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The J2EE tutorial probably isn't the best place to start since it talks about all of J2EE which is much more than just Servlets.

Best visit the JavaRanch bunkhouse and pick out a good Servlets book.

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Gert Cuppens
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A very good book to start with is the "Apache Tomcat Bible" from Eaves, Jones & Godfrey. It explains how to install the J2SDK, Tomcat, MySQL, Ant and Eclipse. And it has the source code of a web application built following the guidelines of the Model-View-Controller design pattern.

There's another must have : "core servlets and Java Server Pages" from Marty Hall. You can buy the second edition, or you can download the first edition for free in pdf format at Marty Hall's website :
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