How can I view .JSP files

I am new with web application and I have some files (web files) with the extension of .jsp. I would like to know how I can view them in suitble way in my machine? Do I need apache server?

Note: I am talking about the end-user view NOT the programmer view!


Install Apache on your PC. Put the JSP file in the /htdocs/JSP folder in the Apache installation. You will have to create the JSP folder. Name the JSP file index.jsp. Open Apache and start the web service (the top one. Click Start) To view it, go to your browser and type in the following URL: If that doesn't work, type in

This should help.