7.3. Start web application in eclipse

In project properties you check „Is a Tomcat project“ and set the path like shown below. Thus Tomcat can be started directly in Eclipse and the web application runs in the Eclipse workspace. No more copying of class files is required.

Figure 7.3.  project properties for Sysdeo tomcat plugin

The application URI determines the uri prefix for the browser URL (here http://localhost:8080/axis/). The sub-directory web application root (here also set to axis) determines the project sub-directory for the web container.