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How to create a Servlet with Eclipse and Tomcat server


Environment Used


  • JDK 7 (Java SE 7)
  • Eclipse JUNO IDE
  • Apache Tomcat 7.x
  • Servlet 3


Setting up development environment

To install Eclipse IDE and to configure Apache Tomcat read this page

Creating Dynamic Web Project

Start your Eclipse and then go with File > New > Dynamic Web Project and enter project name as HelloWorldServlet and set rest of the options as given in the following screen:
You will see the Dynamic web project in the ‘Project Explorer’ view.

Creating Servlet

Right click on src or Project -> New -> Servlet

  • Enter the Java package name as com.servlets
  • Enter the Class name as HelloWorldServlet
  • Click on ‘Finish’

Thats all on how to create a servlet in eclipse, in our next article we shall learn to implement Hello world example using Servlet.

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