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Apache Tomcat 7

By Aleksa Vukotic , James Goodwill

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Apache Tomcat 7 covers the details of Apache Tomcat 7 installation and administration.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-3723-5
  • 296 Pages
  • User Level: Beginner to Intermediate
  • Publication Date: September 4, 2011
  • Available eBook Formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF

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Apache Tomcat is the most popular open-source de-facto Java Web application server, standard for today's Web developers using JSP/Servlets. Apache Tomcat 7 covers details on installation and administration of Apache Tomcat 7. It explains key parts of the Tomcat architecture, and provides an introduction to Java Servlet and JSP APIs in the context of the Apache Tomcat server.

In addition to basic concepts and administration tasks, Apache Tomcat 7 covers some of the most frequently used advanced features of Tomcat, including security, Apache web server integration, load balancing, and embedding Tomcat server in Java applications.

Finally, through a practical primer, it shows how to integrate and use some of the most popular Java technologies with Apache Tomcat. In summary, Apache Tomcat 7 offers both novice and intermediate Apache Tomcat users a practical and comprehensive guide to this powerful software.

What you’ll learn

  • Install and set up Tomcat 7 on Windows and Unix platforms
  • Manage and deploy application deployed on Tomcat 7 using Manager Application
  • Secure Tomcat 7 server using security realms or HTTPS protocol
  • Embed Tomcat 7 server into your desktop Java application
  • Efficiently configure Tomcat 7 with Apache Web server
  • Configure data sources and mail sessions using JNDI in Tomcat
  • Configure logging for web applications deployed on Tomcat server

Who this book is for

This book is for those Web developers and/or Java programmers new to the open-source Apache Tomcat Web server. It's also for those new to the latest release, version 7.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Apache Tomcat 7
  2. Deploying Web Applications to Tomcat
  3. Servlets, JSPs, and ServletContext
  4. Using Tomcat's Manager Web Application
  5. HTTP Sessions
  6. Configuring Security Realms
  7. Securing Tomcat with SSL
  8. Valves and Servlet Filters
  9. Embedding Tomcat
  10. Integrating Apache Web Server
  11. Integrating Spring MVC Framework
  12. Logging in Tomcat
  13. Configuring JNDI in Tomcat
  14. Server.xml File
  15. The Web.xml File
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