Use the J2EE Preview server when you want to quickly
compile, test and run resources in a J2EE Web project. The J2EE Web projects
you can test on a J2EE Preview server are static Web projects, dynamic Web
projects and utility projects. Hereafter, the term J2EE Web project refers
to any of these previously mentioned projects.
The J2EE Preview server is an embedded application server
that is integrated with the workbench. It is intended for preliminary testing
and saves you the time to download, install, and set up an application server.
However, as your J2EE Web project progresses through its development cycle
you are encourage to test and run on an external application server. You
can use the J2EE Preview server as a convenient way to check for errors before
you do a final test on an external application server.
To create and test
on a J2EE Preview server for previewing your resources in a J2EE Web project,
complete the following steps: