Back in 1999 we decided to change Apache Week to accept
external advertising, with the revenues split with the Apache
Software Foundation and the O'Reilly Network. We decided
earlier this year not to renew any of the advertising, and
this issue marks the first that is free of web site
advertising (the newsletter advertising runs out later in the
Apache Week is written and sponsored by Red Hat but is
maintained as an independent and editorially unbiased
publication. Our mission is to be an essential resource for
anyone running an Apache-based server and we're proud to be
in our sixth year of publication.
In this section we highlight some of the articles on the web
that are of interest to Apache users.
This week, it's
Apache and Tomcat again as Robert Eksten shows us how to
set up Tomcat as an Apache add-on using mod_jk
instead of mod_jserv. It is relatively simple as
it only installs prebuilt components and the steps do not
involve compiling source code.
In PHP DevCenter, Darrell Brogdon looks at
security issues relating to PHP when running PHP as
either an Apache module or a CGI binary, and the ways to
remedy them. Meanwhile for PHP newbies,
"Variable Manipulation and Output" presents the various
methods to manipulate and access PHP variables within PHP
The Developer Shed provides an introduction to XML,
XSL and Cocoon. The latter is a subproject of Apache XML
Project. This tutorial covers the installation and
configuration of Tomcat and Cocoon to serve XML pages, and
the creation of DTD, XML and XSL files. The result is a
document that can be viewed using a HTML or WAP browser or as
a pdf file.