I am new to servlets, just beginner and i dont want to use eclipse or any other heavy editor for learning Servlets and JSP.Can i use Textpad to create servlets programs and compile.I have installed JDK 1.6 in my system.What all s/w requires to compile servlet program apart from tomcat and what packages requires for servlets to compile in Textpad.
chandrashekar panugulla wrote:it can be web server ...
No. It needs to be at least servlet container like Tomcat (which, incidentally, contains all jar files that one would need to develop servlets).
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Thanks for replying..I think i need a packing...like k2se is requires for threading collections etc...which package i need to install servlets and JSP and how to configure like setting classpath etc
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You need Tomcat, nothing else. It contains the servlet-api.jar file which you need in your classpath to compile servlets. The Tomcat site contains ample documentation on how to get started, and it comes with servlet and JSP examples.