The goal of the Jakarta Project is to provide commercial-quality
server solutions based on the Java Platform that are developed in an
open and cooperative fashion.
Jakarta is the "overall" project for many subprojects. For example, Tomcat is
the Servlet+JSP Engine which is a subproject of the Jakarta Project. Many people
confuse Jakarta and Tomcat together even though the reality is that Jakarta is
essentially just this website and Tomcat is a product on this website. You can
get information about each of the projects by looking at the left side
navigation under the "SubProjects" headings.
If you need support for any of the projects or you are trying to get more
information on any of the projects, we suggest that you join one of the
User mailing lists.
For information on how to contribute
to the projects, please see the Guidelines section of our website.
This section contains details on how we accept patch submissions, voting
procedures, communication and many other important aspects of how we manage this project.
The older Java Apache Project has
all of its active projects merged into the Jakarta website now. Some of
the older retired projects (like JServ) are still linked off the Java