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david hu
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It's said that tomcat is a pure java web server. Does it mean that the whole tomcat software is written in Java?
Mike Curwen
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Tomcat is a servlet container that also includes a webserver. And yes, it's written in Java. If you look at startup.bat and tomcat.bat (or catalina.bat) you will see Tomcat is invoked through a java command-line.

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It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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