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how to write a web server

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how to write a web server in java? which API to use?
what is the platform is better as a server? linux or windows?
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heres a few to give you a head start
http://java-source.net/open-source/web-servers

we find linux works best for hosting servers
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The platform really doesn't make much difference. The best way to learn is to look at a small Java web server and study it. There's an http server in the jdk examples directory. More generally, the following is worth looking at:


http://www.technojeeves.com/joomla/index.php/free/84-server-by-david-flanagan
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would you like to give me some basic idea about set up webserver on linux? so I can know what kind of information I need to learn
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Running it and studying it are obviously two different things. To run it, install Java on your distro (what is it?) and then run the server app
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