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kelly smith
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J2EE GURU's please help me to buy a good book on j2ee or any website which can really help me to learn J2EE.
I am an experienced java programmer but don't have any experience with j2ee architecture.

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I'd probably check out at least two or three:
(1) For the EJB portion of J2EE check out Richard Monson-Haefel or Ed Roman's book.
(2) For the Servlet/JSP book, check out Marty Hall's Core Servlets and JavaServer Pages.
(3) After you've read the intros RUN out and buy both "Core J2EE Patterns" by Deepak Alur, et. al and "Patterns of Enterprise Application Architecture" by Martin Fowler. They show you how to actually use what the others talk about.
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kelly smith
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Thank you for your suggestion. I am proficient in JSP and Servlets. So is it OK if I start with Core J2EE patterns by Deepak Alur etc
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To fully gain an understanding of the parts of J2EE, I'd actually start with either Richard Monson Haefel's or Ed Roman's book first then move on to Deepak Alur's book next. EJB is a big part of J2EE; it'd be like Thanksgiving without the mashed potatoes
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I have Mastering EJB by ed roman. Their is a free pdf on his website. so you can learn there. then you can buy the book. i am holding off on the book hoping for a new edition with a few of the errors fixed.
it has got me to fully write my own ejb in like 4 days. plus I have no servlet experience.
 
Adam Hardy
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Asking as a complete non-EJB'er, is the effort required to learn EJB equivalent or much greater than that for learning servlets & JSP?
From my limited knowledge of EJB, it seems that EJB is probably alot more to do with configurations and declarations than with knowing how to code against a request and a response. Is that so?
 
Mathews P Srampikal
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Gilbert,
Do you have the ed roman's ejb 1.1 and 2.0 if then please send me or get me the url for down loading.
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Adam Hardy
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wow! I just read the review of Mastering EJB. Either the reviewer is Ed Roman's wife, or this is one hell of a book. Definitely going to check out the PDF.
It's at the ServerSide.com
So when do you think EJB 2.1 is going to come out, and is it going to be a great leap forward, or just a normal new release?
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Axel Janssen
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Currently I am reading this one and I am becoming a Rod Johnson fan:
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1861007841/qid=1038486556/sr=8-1/ref=sr_8_1/103-1797552-8591045?v=glance&s=books&n=507846
The author is a good writer, has deep technology understanding and seems to have tons of project experience.
He discusses the problematic sides of j2ee (biggest part is about ejb) in a deep way I haven't seen in any book or website.
 
Matthew Phillips
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I was so impressed with Mastering Enterprise JavaBeans (2nd Edition) that I bought the book anyway. It is a great read and I think that I will refer to it pretty often.
 
Adam Hardy
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I checked out the PDF for Mastering EJB and it's from the old edition for EJB version 1.1
Checked out the EJB 2.1 what's new and it looks like the major difference is webservices, and something to do with EJB-QL (?) and MDB-programming (??)
so I guess that means no major changes in the core EJB development area? So I thought, I can live with Mastering EJB for EJB 2.0 even if 2.1 came out tomorrow.
 
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