Re: Request Opinions on a typical Java development environment (non-Windows)
From: Robert Klemme (bob.news_at_gmx.net)
Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2004 12:16:53 +0200
"Dale King" <kingd[at]tmicha[dot]net> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
> > So you're recommending the more complex scenario to someone who isn't
> > that proficient that he knows the difference...
> The added complexity is minimal. Basic apache setup is pretty easy.
>From my experience it's not that easy, especially regarding versions of
the connector. But maybe that was only due to a messed up setup from a
> > If developing a Java based webapp I'd recommend to start with Tomcat
> > (which is simpler to set up) and go for Apache only, if it is needed
> > the reason speed, features or security).
> If it was a webapp alone I'd probably recommend the same. If you start
> talking about setting up an entire site with a broader scope the odds
> you will need Apache are fairl great.
> > Well, I didn't say that there are not plenty of situations where you
> > both. I simply disagree to the statement that it's *generally*
> > recommended to use both. It's totally dependend on the situation at
> > There are lots of situations where you can go with tomcat alone and
> > of others where you need / want both.
> Then we don't seem to be in any real disagreement.
> The only dispute is on
> how likely it is that you will need Apache. You make it sound like it is
I didn't want to. I am sorry, if that got distorted. My point is just
"it depends" and not "generally". :-)
> when you need it and I think typically you will need it.
Well, that certainly depends on our personal histories...