This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
I created webapps/Beer-v1 and dropped in a plain html file. On accessing it at http://localhost:8080/Beer-v1/form.html, I get the html page as expected. But after adding webapp/WEB-INF/web.xml containing the following, I don't get anything other than a 404.