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Core Servlets and JavaServer Pages (Java 2 enterprise edition series) [Paperback]

Marty Hall
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26 May 2000 0130893404 978-0130893406 1

For JavaScript and Java for Web Programming courses.

This complete guide to the current generation of Java servlets and JSP technology provides insight, advanced techniques, industrial-strength code, and hands-on coverage of three top servlet/JSP engines—Apache Tomcat, the JavaServer Web Development Kit and Java Web Server.


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  • Paperback: 608 pages
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall; 1 edition (26 May 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0130893404
  • ISBN-13: 978-0130893406
  • Product Dimensions: 23.4 x 17.3 x 4.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,273,747 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Aimed at those with some previous Java experience, Core Servlets and JavaServer Pages covers all you need to know to create effective Web applications using server-side Java. Combining plenty of practical advice with detailed information on these APIs, this book provides both the necessary background on Web programming and how to use Java effectively to power your Web site.

Similar in spirit to the author's previous title, Core Web Programming, which covered the disparate tools and technologies for successful Web development centred on Java/CGI/JavaScript, this newer book covers all the APIs and standards you'll need to work with today's Java 2 standard. This means a solid tour of servlets and JavaServer Pages (JSPs), but also related standards like HTML forms and JDBC for database programming. The hands-on approach here means there are tips for installing and configuring today's Java platforms (including Apache's free Tomcat servlet package).

For sample programs, this text shows off an e-commerce online travel web application, as well as more theoretical (but still interesting) examples using large prime numbers. The author--a physicist and accomplished teacher--makes use of many of his skills here with a lively and effective presentation.

The second half of the book explains JSPs (which simplify using servlets through embedded Java statements in HTML). A standout chapter here explains how to combine servlets with JSPs to create maintainable Web sites with plenty of dynamic content. Sections on database programming with JDBC are supplemented by a discussion of connection pooling (including a custom class for better performance).

With its tour of the essential APIs and design techniques, Core Servlets and JavaServer Pages delivers what every programmer needs to know to use Java effectively for the Internet. It's a great choice for anyone wants to take advantage of the latest standards from Sun for serious Java web development. --Richard Dragan, Amazon.com

Topics covered:

  • Overview of Java servlets and JavaServer Pages (JSPs)
  • servlets vs. CGI and ASPs
  • survey of servlet products
  • installation and configuration hints
  • the servlet life cycle
  • initialisation parameters
  • debugging tips
  • submitting and processing form variables
  • HTTP request and response headers,
  • session tracking with servlets
  • JSP scripting elements and attributes
  • including files, using applets, JavaBeans and tag libraries with JSPs
  • strategies for combining servlets and JSPs effectively
  • database and JDBC tutorial

From the Back Cover

  • Practical guide to using Java for Web-enabled applications and dynamic Web sites
  • In-depth coverage of the latest J2EE standards: servlets version 2.2 and JSP 1.1
  • Hundreds of completely portable, fully documented, industrial-strength examples
  • Configuration details for Apache Tomcat, Sun's JSWDK, and the Java Web Server

Servlets and JavaServer Pages provide a powerful, efficient, portable, and secure alternative to CGI programming for developing professional e-commerce sites and other Web-enabled applications. Here's all you need to leverage the latest J2EE servlet 2.2 and JSP 1.1 standards: real-world insight, advanced techniques, industrial-strength code, and hands-on coverage of three top servlet/JSP engines, including Apache Tomcat.

  • Part I gives exhaustive coverage of servlets 2.1 and 2.2. Starts with basic syntax, the servlet life cycle, and use of form data. Moves on to leveraging HTTP 1.1, cookies, and session tracking. Advanced topics include compressed Web content, persistent connections, dynamically generated images, and shopping carts for e-commerce.
  • Part II provides an in-depth guide to JSP 1.0 and 1.1, including advice on when to use servlets, JSP, or a combination of the two. Discusses every standard JSP element, including approaches for integrating JavaBeans. Advanced techniques include sharing beans, generating Excel spreadsheets, and defining custom JSP tag libraries.
  • Part III covers key supporting technologies: HTML forms, JDBC and database connection pooling, and the use of applets to communicate with servlets.
  • Servlet and JSP Quick Reference provides a handy syntax and usage summary.

Every Core Series book:

  • Demonstrates practical techniques used by professional developers
  • Features robust, thoroughly tested sample code and realistic examples
  • Focuses on the cutting-edge technologies you need to master today
  • Provides expert advice that will help you build superior software

Core Servlets and JavaServer Pages delivers:

  • Practical techniques for streamlining Web-enabled application development
  • Proven strategies for optimizing servlet and JSP performance
  • In-depth, hands-on coverage of the latest standards: servlets 2.2 and JSP 1.1
  • On-line access to all source code, available free for unrestricted use


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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Practical and intelligent. 8 Mar 2001
By A Customer
Format:Paperback
One would expect the probability of Sun Microsystems Press endorsing a bad Java book to be quite low. It was with this rationale, together with the positive on-line reviews, that I decided to order this book without having read a single word of it. (Not something I like doing).
It is my opinion that the gamble paid off. I say this for two good reasons: (i) this book combines servlets and JSP technologies, whereas many related publications deal exclusively with one or the other; (ii) the author is brave because he attempts to give practical advice regarding setting up web, servlet and JSP servers. Many other books shy away from these aspects (shame on them!).
The book wastes no time in getting the reader up and running and, of course, as with most of the 'core' series, this book feels good in my hands, and I feel I am in good hands, for it covers topics adequately, doesn't insult my intelligence and explains in an easy-to-follow fashion.
A word of caution: prerequisites to this book is firm knowledge of Java fundamentals.
Enjoy.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good attempt to unite JSP, Servlets and Beans 31 Jan 2002
By A Customer
Format:Paperback
First of all I have to admit that this is a very good book among those of a kind. By sorting the chapters in a progressive learning manner, nevertheless giving a consistent information for each technology approached, the book is very useful for both beginner and experienced developers.What is remarkable is that Marty exposed a technique to merge the three Java technologies(JSP, Servlets and Beans), however the book misses the exposition of the MVC (Model-View-Controller) architecture which stands as a basis for this technique.
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Absolutely the Best Servlet / JSP book around! 19 July 2001
By A Customer
Format:Paperback
There are loads of books of similar topics in the market, but you can't find a better one -- the usefulness and depth of details is just amazing if you consider the size of the book! I've got some books double of its weight yet with far less substance. Most important of all, the concise and no-nonsense style of writing makes you feel extremely easy and efficient to absorb the material inside. I borrowed this book from my friend and now I regret buying other nuff books myself!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic introduction to JSP and Servlets 29 Mar 2001
Format:Paperback
I found this book to be an excellent tool for sorting out the best way forward for developing with JSPs and Servlets. The examples gave enough detail to enable you achieve what you want, without lapsing into excessive unnecessary detail.
I strongly recommend this book to anyone considering web development with Java, especially if you have existing experience in other web development tools.
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
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Format:Paperback
Covers a lot of material and is easy to follow. Well structured content and good coverage of setting up web servers and environments which is often omitted from books. The JDBC section was too short in my opinion but the JSP section was excellent. In general a very good book but for a professional person it was a bit lacking in some real world examples. Who is going to hardcode lots of arrays for values ? More database use would have improved the content and made some of the examples more realistic.
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
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This book covers Java, JASP, Servletss, everything from installing JDK on multiple platforms (including URLS) to configuring tons of webservers for various java applicatiosn, also including in deapth begining through to advance actual writing of code. Great wording, great tips, totaly great examples, a total environment implimenation instrucation book. BUY IT NOW !
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5.0 out of 5 stars A must have! 15 Jun 2001
Format:Paperback
Marty Hall's coreservlets book is quite simply the clearest and best value for money computing book I have ever purchased. The writing is comprehensive with no "padding", giving you all the information you need in a logical and straight forward manner. He also provides loads of practical, real-world tips for the development of web applications with servlets and JSP.
If you need to know about servlets and JSP, and how to make them work together BUY IT.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
3.0 out of 5 stars Good overview
Core Servlets is a fine introduction and overview of servlet & jsp technology. Marty Hall manages to cover a lot of ground, my only criticism is that he doesn't go into enough... Read more
Published on 13 Nov 2001
1.0 out of 5 stars Very Disappointing - an exact replica of a different title
After reading the book "Core Web Programming 2nd Edition (CWP)"
from the same author, I was very excited and looking for a more detailed
coverage of Servlets... Read more
Published on 18 Oct 2001 by A.Espinosa (guty@totalise.co.uk)
4.0 out of 5 stars An excellent read and a brilliant reference book...
Marty has done a fantastic job in making JSPs and Servlets both interesting and intriguing to learn... Read more
Published on 2 May 2001
3.0 out of 5 stars Decidedly average
Breezes over too much. More in depth info and clearer examples would be useful. Certain topics are also ignored.
Published on 17 Jan 2001
5.0 out of 5 stars An excellent book for any web programmer.
This book covers most aspects of servlet programing and JSP in addition to good reference material on HTML forms and HTTP. Read more
Published on 6 Dec 2000
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent book for the both new and old Java developers
I think this book will probably become the bible for JSP and servlet developers.
The book manages to cover all the aspects of developing servlets and JSPs in just about the... Read more
Published on 9 Nov 2000
5.0 out of 5 stars This is the book for JSP/Servlet programmers
Excellent coverage of this subject. Useful "Core Notes" and "Core Warnings" within the text.
Published on 27 Oct 2000
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