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August 03, 2020
What's the difference between WildFly and JBoss EAP? That answer is 'not much.' But there are a few differentiating factors in the WildFly vs. JBoss debate you should be aware of.
April 29, 2020
When it comes to Java application server comparisons, there isn't a starker contrast between two offerings than Apache Tomcat and IBM WebSphere. Right off the bat, let's clear up some ...
December 30, 2019
From Git to the speed of the OpenJDK, here's a look at some of the most popular topics of 2019 on TheServerSide.com.
December 18, 2019
If you want to develop web applications and Apache Tomcat is your target web server, you need to know how to deploy WAR files to Tomcat so you can see if your applications function at runtime. Here ...
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An embedded Tomcat server consists of a single Java web application along with a full Tomcat server distribution, packaged together and compressed into a single JAR, WAR or ZIP file. Continue Reading
Use this step-by-step tutorial with an example rock-paper-scissors game to understand how to create and take advantage of RESTful web services with Eclipse and Tomcat. Continue Reading
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How do Apache Tomcat and RedHat's JBoss EAP server compare? Evaluate the features of each application server to find the one that makes sense for your enterprise. Continue Reading
Faster microservices runtimes are the center of the excitement around Quarkus. Hear what Red Hat's James Falkner thinks about the framework in this podcast with TheServerSide.com. Continue Reading
What is your Java application server of choice? Where you stand on the Jetty vs. Tomcat debate probably lends a hand to which one you use in production. Continue Reading
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If your Portal URL displays the tired /wps/portal preamble in the browser's location bar, it's time to perform Portal URL simplification and change it. Continue Reading
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Have you run into the HttpServlet not found error? This tutorial will show you how to quickly fix this annoying Eclipse error message in three easy steps. Continue Reading
Here are some strategies to remove plain text passwords from configuration files and your code base. It's one way a secure Java app can deter a malicious attack. Continue Reading