i have subject advanced java programming in my syllabus
i will be learning socket programming servelets, corba,AMI,java beans etc. I have heard about apachetomcat server.How do i get the required software from net.thanks

well, you mean tomcat apache server or something else? make it clear what you looking for ?

i am told apache tomcat server will solve the purpose.i want to know if i can get it from the internet

i did not understand how to download from the link you gave..quite tedious

This isn't a website for hand holding. The information is readily available. Look it up. Figure it out.