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I need to learn a bit more about how tomcat starts a web app. I'm a new web developer who is trying to setup a local test copy of a production app on my local machine, and i'm obviously running into problems.
my question. Does anyone know of any online (or printed) docs that outline the detail ( I don't need to know source code method calls) how tomcat works with webapp, so I can follow the steps on my local machine and figure out where my problem may be?