This week's book giveaway is in the Mac OS forum. We're giving away four copies of a choice of "Take Control of Upgrading to Yosemite" or "Take Control of Automating Your Mac" and have Joe Kissell on-line! See this thread for details.
I got : HTTP Status 404 - the requested resource (/jspbook/hello.jsp) is not available.
It would be better to follow Bear Bibeault's directions and check the documentation. Adding context entries to the server.xml file is not considered a best practice in Tomcat 5.0 and up. Also, Tomcat will not treat your directory as a web application unless there is a proper directory structure within it.