Convert Java Project to Dynamic Web Project in Eclipse
In this tutorial, we are going to see how to Convert Java Project to Dynamic Web Project in Eclipse. You might want to do that sometimes you wish to start using web services or something that requires you to interact with the client in a dynamic manner.
In order to turn your Java project into a dynamic web project you need to configure project facets. Project facets let you adapt to all the available cool technologies.
Following are the steps to convert Java Project to Dynamic Web Project in Eclipse.
Steps to Convert Java Project to Dynamic Web Project in Eclipse
It is assumed that you have a regular Java project with you. Du-uh that’s why you came here, right?
Step 1: Right-click on your project and select Properties. or you can press the shortcut Alt + Enter after selecting your project. Either way properties will open.
Step 2: Navigate to the section that says Project Facets and click on it. It might look something like this:
Step 3: Then click on the “Convert to faceted form…” link .
It will open a window like this:
Step 4: Check the Dynamic Web Module Project Facet. Make sure the Java checkbox is also checked.
Step 5: Once confirmed click on Apply and then on Ok.
You will notice an image makeover of your existing Eclipse project that will now show a small globe symbol on top of your project folder. Also, you will notice a WebContent folder created with two folders namely:
Things just got dynamic.
Alright that’s it your project has just been converted into a Dynamic Web Project. Go explore the world!
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