Adding new Web projects

Rational Application Developer contains both static and dynamic web projects. Static web projects contain only static assets, and no dynamic content such as JSP pages and servlets. WebSphere Commerce uses only dynamic web projects.

About this task

To create a new web project in Rational Application Developer:


  1. Click File > New > Dynamic Web Project.
  2. Enter a name for the new web project.
  3. Click Show Advanced.
    1. In the EAR project list, select WC.
    2. In the Context root field, enter the context root of your new web project. The context root is the Web application root, the top-level directory of your application when it is deployed to a Web server.
  4. Click Next.
  5. On the Features Page:
    1. Deselect Default style sheet (CSS file) and Web Diagram.
    2. Click Finish.