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JDK and Tomcat is enough to develope web application?

ankur rathi
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Does JDK has servlet specific classes?

I mean, for staring building web application, do we just need Tomcat (web server) and JDK???

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[ December 02, 2005: Message edited by: rathi ji ]
Paul Sturrock
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The JDK doesn't. The Servlet API is included in J2EE. But Tomcat ships with a version of Servlets.jar. So yes, all you need is Tomcat and a JDK.


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ankur rathi
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Originally posted by Paul Sturrock:
The JDK doesn't. The Servlet API is included in J2EE. But Tomcat ships with a version of Servlets.jar. So yes, all you need is Tomcat and a JDK.


Thank you very much Paul.

And who converts JSP into servlet?

Thanks.
[ December 02, 2005: Message edited by: rathi ji ]
Ulf Dittmer
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The servlet engine does. But the classes implementing the JSP API are also shipped with Tomcat, so you're good to go.


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ankur rathi
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