[thelist] Tomcat, JBoss, or JRun - which is better for learni ng j2ee?

Marcus Andersson marcus at bristav.se
Tue Feb 24 18:37:46 CST 2004

Hassan Schroeder wrote:

> Steve Lewis wrote:
>> I was converted, however, when I started working with Eclipse. 
> A reasoned response, and I will of course defend to the death your
> right to prepare your flowerbeds with a backhoe :-)
> Still, I've looked at both Eclipse and NetBeans and never really
> figured out *how* to apply them to a servlet/JSP/Beans *Web* app,
> as opposed to a standalone Java app. And the introductory tutorial
> is not helpful in this regard.
> Do you have any pointers to lead this IDE-challenged soul into, er,
> out of the light and into the Eclipse?  :-)
> (I already have E3M6 installed, key's in the ignition...)

Another alternative is to use myeclipse workbench (you find at 
myeclipseide.com). It cost 30$ a year though. There is support for JSP 
debugging but I don't know how good it is (since I haven't used it 
myself but I've heard of others and they are very pleased).


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