mod_proxy module in tomcat for development environment

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http://serverfault.com – I've a webapp deployed on tomcat server A, which is dependent on a couple of wars deployed on a different tomcat server B. I've a proxy web server (apache) which I've configured to redirect requests to servers A or B based on the url pattern. As a developer for webapp A, I don't want to have additional step to bring up (or maintain) proxy server to appropriately redirect requests to my host(not constant) for development purposes. Is there a way to use mod_proxy module (and use ProxyPass and ProxyPassReverse directives) in my tomcat itself which is hosting development instance A, so that it g (HowTos)