Creating Servlet using Eclipse IDE

Creating Servlet using Eclipse IDE

In this article, I am going to discuss how to Create Servlet Application using Eclipse IDE. Please read our previous article where we discussed Welcome File List in Servlet Application.

How to Create a Servlet Application using Eclipse IDE

The Eclipse is an open-source IDE famous for our Java Integrated Development Environment (IDE), but we have a number of pretty cool IDEs, including our C/C++ IDE, JavaScript/TypeScript IDE, PHP IDE, and more. You can easily combine multiple language support and other features into any of our default packages, and the Eclipse Marketplace allows for virtually unlimited customization and extension.

Download Eclipse from https://www.eclipse.org/downloads/

We need to follow these steps to create a servlet example:

  1. Create a Dynamic web project
  2. create a servlet
  3. add servlet-api.jar file
  4. Run the servlet
Creating the dynamic web project

Click on File -> New -> Dynamic Web Project

Creating the dynamic web project

Enter your project name and click “Next”.

Enter your project name and click “Next”.

Click “Finish”

Click “Finish”

Once you click on the Finish button, it will create the Project as shown in the below image.

Creating Servlet using Eclipse IDE

Create Servlet

For creating a servlet, explore the project by clicking the > icon -> explore the Java Resources -> right click on src -> New -> servlet

Create Servlet

Give the Package Name and Class Nam and click on “Next”.

Give the Package Name and Class Nam and click on “Next”.

Uncheck all the checkboxes except doGet() -> next -> Finish.

Uncheck all the checkboxes except doGet() -> next -> Finish.

Add jar file in Eclipse IDE

For adding a jar file, right-click on your project -> Build Path -> Configure Build Path

Add jar file in Eclipse IDE

Click on Libraries tab in Java Build Path -> click on Add External JARs button

Click on Libraries tab in Java Build Path -> click on Add External JARs button

select the servlet-api.jar file under tomcat/lib -> Open

select the servlet-api.jar file under tomcat/lib -> Open

Click on “Apply and Close”

Click on “Apply and Close”

Now servlet has been created. Let’s create the first servlet code.

How to Create a Servlet Application using Eclipse IDE

Start the Server and Deploy the project

Right-click on your project -> Run As -> Run on Server

Start the Server and Deploy the project

Click “Next”

Click “Next”

Click “Finish”

Click “Finish”

Output

how to Create Servlet Application using Eclipse IDE

In the next article, I am going to discuss how to Create Servlet Application using MyEclipse IDE. Here, in this article, I try to explain how to Create Servlet Application using Eclipse IDE. I hope you enjoy this Create Servlet Application using the Eclipse IDE article.

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