Apache Tomcat is a JSP capable web-server which allows us to develop test JSP projects.

Install the Java JDK and Maven for our build automation.

  1. Download the installer: http://tomcat.apache.org/download-80.cgi
  2. Select the correct installer for you System and OS.
  3. Run the installer that you downloaded.
    1. Ensure that you have unchecked “Run Apache Tomcat” check box prior to clicking the Finish button.

Installing Apache Tomcat with the default option works only if you have installed Java in the default location. Otherwise, you have to correctly provide the JRE path according to the location of your Java installation.