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Johannes de Jong
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<pre>Author/s : Jayson Falkner (Editor), John Timney, Casey Kochmer, Romin Irani, Perrumal Krishnaraj,
Meeraj Moidoo Kunnumpurath, Sathya Narayana Panduranga, Ben Galbraith
Publisher : Wrox
Category : J2EE & Distributed Computing
Review by : Valentin Crettaz
Rating : 9 horseshoes
The goal of this book is to wake up the web developer sleeping in you. A prerequisite is a basic understanding of static HTML. No programming experience is required though, yet advised. The book starts from scratch. About a third of it spends time introducing Java (language basics, OO, utility classes, exception handling, etc) and SQL. The book also focuses on how to best structure a web application and how the latter's components (JSP, Servlets and beans) work and collaborate behind the scenes.
A good part is dedicated to showing how to access files, query databases and send electronic mails from web applications. One chapter introduces, in detail, Apache's Struts framework. Finally, a complete web application is designed and implemented from scratch using Struts and all techniques presented in the book.
Basically, the book is well-organized and provides lots of well-commented code examples.
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[This message has been edited by Johannes de Jong (edited December 30, 2001).]
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