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Subject Re: Book recommendation (Summary)
Date Mon, 24 Jun 2002 18:37:19 GMT
Summary of all book recommendations received so far. Thanks to all
folks who replied to me on and off the list! wrote:
> Any recommendation for a good book that covers Tomcat and other
> related open source technologies? More from an application
> developers point of view... [SNIP]
> Some books that came up on Internet search were...

> 1) MySQL and JSP Web Applications: Data-Driven Programming
>         Using Tomcat and MySQL By James Turner

No comments received.

> 2) Apache Jakarta-Tomcat by James Goodwill
Geoff Peters wrote:
> I've got the James Goodwill book - it is good for a beginner
> to Tomcat and servlet / jsp technology, very easy to follow
> and well written [SNIP]
Subir Sengupta wrote:
> The James Goodwill book is much too basic, you could learn
> as much by reading the Tomcat docs on the Tomcat web site.

> 3) JSP, Servlets, and Mysql by Dave Harms
Cindy Ballreich wrote:
> I can't speak to the others, but I really didn't like "JSP,
> Servlets, and Mysql." It reads nicely, but the examples are
> full of really basic errors. Be sure to check out the reader
> reviews on Amazon for any book you're interested in.

> 4) Professional Java Server Programming (many authors)
Charles Baker wrote:
> I just got back from Developing J2EE Compliant Enterprise
> Applications, a Sun course. The instructor recommended 4)
> in your list
Subir Sengupta wrote:
> The Professional Java Server Programming is good too.

> Any other ones out there and which one would you recommend?

- Java Tools for Extreme Programming: Mastering Open Source Tools
  Including Ant, JUnit, and Cactus by Richard Hightower, 
  Nicholas Lesiecki 

- Core Servlets and Java Server Pages by Marty Hall

Subir Sengupta wrote:
> I would highly recommend 'More Servlets and Java Server Pages'
> by Marty Hall

> Charles Baker wrote:
- Core J2EE Patterns
- O'Reilly EJB book (latest edition)
- EJB Design Patterns
- previews of the Struts book ( )

"Turner, John" wrote:
> Java Servlet Programming, ISBN 0596000405, by Jason Hunter
> and William Crawford.
> JavaServer Pages, ISBN 156592746X, by Hans Bergsten

Carl Bacher wrote:
> Developer's Guide to Tomcat 4 by Alex Garrett & Jeff Kean
> It's due out in October.


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