Head First Servlets and JSP

Head First Servlets and JSP

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Looking to study up for the new J2EE 1.5 Sun Certified Web Component Developer (SCWCD) exam? This book will get you way up to speed on the technology you'll know it so well, in fact, that you can pass the brand new J2EE 1.5 exam. If that's what you want to do, that is. Maybe you don't care about the exam, but need to use servlets and JSPs in your next project. You're working on a deadline. You're over the legal limit for caffeine. You can't waste your time with a book that makes sense only 'after' you're an expert (or worse, one that puts you to sleep). This book helps you learn how to write servlets and JSPs, what makes a web container tick (and what ticks it off), how to use JSP's Expression Language (EL for short), and how to write deployment descriptors for your web applications.Master the 'c:out tag', and get a handle on exactly what's changed since the older J2EE 1.4 exam. You don't just pass the new J2EE 1.5 SCWCD exam, you'll understand this stuff and put it to work immediately. "Head First Servlets and JSP" doesn't just give you a bunch of facts to memorize; it drives knowledge straight into your brain. You'll interact with servlets and JSPs in ways that help you learn quickly and deeply. And when you're through with this book, you can take a brand-new mock exam, created specifically to simulate the real test-taking experience.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 878 pages
  • 203.2 x 233.68 x 50.8mm | 1,655.6g
  • O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
  • Sebastopol, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • w. numerous figs.
  • 0596516681
  • 9780596516680
  • 121,291

About Bert Bates

Bryan Basham is a Sun Certified Developer for Java 2 Platform and one of the key designers of the Sun Certified Web Component Developer exam. He is also a course developer for Sun Microsystems concentrating on Java technology and Object-Oriented design principles. Bryan has worked on a large range of Java courses, including Sun's core Java programming course, the JDBC course, a J2EE overview seminar, the Servlet/JSP course, and the OO Analysis and Design course.Kathy Sierra has been interested in learning theory since her days as a game developer (Virgin, MGM, Amblin'). More recently, she's been a master trainer for Sun Microsystems, teaching Sun's Java instructors how to teach the latest technologies to customers, and a lead developer of several Sun certification exams. Along with her partner Bert Bates, Kathy created the Head First series. She's also the original founder of the Software Development/Jolt Productivity Award-winning javaranch.com, the largest (and friendliest) all-volunteer Java community.Bert Bates is a 20-year software developer, a Java instructor, and a co-developer of Sun's upcoming EJB exam (Sun Certified Business Component Developer). His background features a long stint in artificial intelligence, with clients like the Weather Channel, A&E Network, Rockwell, and Timken.show more

Review quote

"Man könnte das Thema Java Web Entwicklung nicht besser vermitteln. Inhaltlich und didaktisch nichts zu verbessern." - Professor Dr. Carsten Dorrhauer, Berufsakademie Stuttgart, November 2008 "Man nehme zwei der Autoren des sehr erfolgreichen Design Patterns von Kopf bis Fuß, zusätzlich ziehe man einen Softwareentwickler von Sun hinzu, der Kompetenzen im Bereich Web Development besitzt, werfe all diese drei zusammen und herauskommt das wohl ungewöhnlichste Buch, das je zu einem J2E-Thema verfasst wurde. [...] Das Buch erweist sich insbesondere durch seine locker-flockige Struktur, den flapsigen Kommentaren und nicht zu letzt aufgrund des Wechsels zwischen Theorie und Praxis als überaus empfehlenswert. Sowohl für jene, die das SCWCD-Examen bestehen wollen, als auch jene Leser, die sich aus eigenem Antrieb mit der Materie erstmalig zu befassen gedenken. [...] Das grundlegende Procedere, die Basistechnologien und wie diese gekoppelt und eingesetzt werden, vermag das Buch auf sehr gekonnte, alt bewährte und kurzweilige Weise zu vermitteln. Abermals ein Buch, das den hohen Anspruch des O¿Reilly-Verlags bestätigt." - webcritics.de, September 2008show more