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JSP 2.0: The Complete Reference, Second Edition (Osborne Complete Reference Series) [Paperback]

Phillip Hanna
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1 Dec 2002 0072224371 978-0072224375 2
Write, adapt, deploy, and debug powerful and robust applications with help from this comprehensive resource. Learn how JSPs integrate with Enterprise JavaBeans and JDBC, and how they communicate with other Web components, including Perl, CGI, servlets, and applets. Well-suited for both experienced JSP developers and those new to JSP technology, this book is an ideal reference.

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  • Paperback: 841 pages
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne; 2 edition (1 Dec 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0072224371
  • ISBN-13: 978-0072224375
  • Product Dimensions: 23.1 x 18.8 x 5.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 112,862 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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  • Now updated and completely revised this book provides complete coverage of the most important new features available with the JSP 1.2 spec and the Java Servlet 2.3 spec.
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    The Ultimate Resource on JavaServer Pages

    Covers JSP 2.0, Java Servlet 2.4 & XML/XSLT

    Write, deploy, and debug powerful JSP applications for a wide range of platforms. JSP 2.0: The Complete Reference covers JSP syntax and semantics, scriptlets, expressions, and declarations. You'll get details on JSP tag extensions, the JSP Standard Tag Library (JSTL), the JSP Expression Language (EL), and JSP fragments. The book also discusses how JSP works with JDBC, XML, and other major components of the Java enterprise environment. This is a must-have resource for all JSP developers.

    • Use JSP scripting elements--expressions, scriptlets, and declarations
    • Create dynamically generated Web content with Java Servlets
    • Eliminate redundancy with HTTP request dispatchers
    • Take advantage of Java's built-in support for multithreaded applications
    • Learn essential session management techniques, including URL rewriting and cookies
    • Implement application event listeners and filters
    • Use the JSP Standard Tag Library (JSTL), the JSP Expression Language (EL), and JSP fragments
    • Enable cross-platform connectivity with JDBC
    • Incorporate XML into Web applications and use the Java XML API, the Document Object Model (DOM), SAX 2.0, and XSLT
    • Test, debug, and deploy your JSP applications

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    14 of 14 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars Very good reference for the Java savvy 19 Feb 2002
    I found this to be a very valuable reference, as well as a quick-start on JSP, Servlet and J2EE presentation-layer architecture.
    I like the author's no-nonesense approach and explanations in terms of real platforms (eg: JRun and Tomcat servlet engines).
    The book is well structured, comprehansive, well focused on JSP/servlet layer, and provides the reader with exactly what it says in the title: "The complete reference to JSP".
    Wish other authors could also be precise, rather than trying to be "JSP, Servlet, EJB,Italian cooking and..." and running into 1000+ pages of words with little content.
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    6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
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    I am halfway through and this is the best Java book I've read. It's up there with Flanaghan's O'Reilly series. Everything you want to know about JSP is covered. How a JSP is translated into a servlet. What the life cycle is. Threading implications. Concurrency/Pooling. As a bonus, you can learn JDBC in one chapter, HTML Forms in another, beans in another. Really excellent value for money.
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    4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars JSP - More than a reference 23 Sep 2001
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    I bought this book in order to get a reference for JSP programming because I already had some experience with JSP. But when I starded to read the book I realised it's more than a reference. It has really good examples you can easily adapt for your own applications and if you're a real beginner then it teaches you everything from the start. However you can also use it as reference only.
    The book is easy to read and you can see the author new what he was writing about.
    I can really recommend this book to everyone who wants to get into JSP.
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    9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars Invaluable 20 Dec 2001
    By A Customer
    Starting a new job I was dropped in at the deep end with JSP's with which I had had no previous experience. I immediately ordered this book and I'm glad I did. It covers everything you need to know from the simple to the complex: JDBC, JSP Tag libraries, XML, JavaBeans, Thread Management, etc.
    If I had any complaints about the book I'd say I would have liked a CD included with the source code and a JSP enabled server such as tomcat or an evaluation of JRun. The source code is available online, however its still nice to get the CD. I have also found that the book can be slightly brief in some areas such as JavaMail but nevertheless its an excellent resource and reference point.
    Keep in mind that this book is not suitable for those unfamiliar with the Java language.
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    6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent reference material 3 Oct 2001
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    This book really is an excellent source of information, particularly for those new to the world of JSP. I usually stick to the Wrox series of books but this one stands far above as a starting point and on-going JSP reference book.
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