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From commons-...@jakarta.apache.org
Subject [Jakarta Commons Wiki] Updated: JakartaCommonsResources
Date Wed, 17 Nov 2004 16:26:26 GMT
   Date: 2004-11-17T08:26:26
   Editor: HenriYandell <bayard@apache.org>
   Wiki: Jakarta Commons Wiki
   Page: JakartaCommonsResources
   URL: http://wiki.apache.org/jakarta-commons/JakartaCommonsResources

   no comment

Change Log:

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  * Harshad's book was the first out that I would consider a real Commons book. I was one
of the technical reviewers, and so a large pinch of salt should apply here. I think the book
is very good for anyone with little Commons experience, with nice examples and a good wide
coverage of Commons components. 
  * I'm drooling at the thought of Tim's book. The Commons and Cookbook concepts suit each
other very well and I think this is a possible classic. Very well suited to any fans of the
Perl Cookbook or people with some experience of Commons already I am going to guess (I've
not seen any form of the text for this yet).
  * I've never read a SourceBeat book, so have little clue on Jonathan's text. It's been coming-soon
for almost a year now it seems though, which has been dissapointing. The blog is interesting,
and suggests Jonathan will be focusing on a smaller set of components than I would expect.
One advantage of the SourceBeat approach is that we're promised updates to the text on a subscription
model. So when released, it should stay more up to date on versions of the components than
other books.
- * Vikram's series of articles at onjava.com were probably the first piece of text on Commons
as a whole to be published. His forthcoming book will join Harshad's as a standard style text
on Commons. I've draft-reviewed this one too, so more salt. 
+ * Vikram's series of articles at onjava.com were probably the first piece of text on Commons
as a whole to be published. His forthcoming book will join Harshad's as a standard style text
on Commons. I've draft-reviewed this one too, so more salt. The diffentiating factor for me
here is the author's style; Harshad's better suits inexperienced developers, while Vikram
is more efficient.
 
 So in summary:
 

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