I used this book too, until I realised it's a bit outdated.. the problem was that I was new to servlets so I didn't realise it was 'out of date'. I noticed at http://www.servlets.com that he (Jason Hunter) is writing the Second Version due out soon. I'm waiting for that one. For now I stick ot the 'specs' and this board for my info.
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