This new edition of Head First Servlets & JSP will help Java Developers learn the material so well, in fact, that they can pass the brand new J2EE 1.5 exam. If that's what they want to do, that is. But maybe you don't care about the exam, you just need to use servlets and JSP in your next project. Or you're working on a deadline. You don't want to waste your time with a book that makes sense only AFTER you're an expert (or worse, one that puts you to sleep).
No problem. This book's brain-friendly approach drives the knowledge straight into your head. You'll interact with servlest and JPSs in ways that help you learn quickly and deeply. You'll see why so many reviewers call this book a "page-turner." And most important, this book will help you use what you learn. It won't get you through the exam only to have you forget everything the next day. The book includes a brand-new mock exam created specifically to simulate the real test-taking experience.
Head First Servlets & JSP is ideal for both novice and experienced Java developers who are preparing for the arduous SCWCD exam, or who are upgrading their skills from the J2EE 1.4 platform to the current Java EE 5 platform.
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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.
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).
Kathy Sierra has been a master Java trainer for Sun Microsystems, teaching Sun's instructors how to teach the latest Java technologies. She is also the founder of one of the largest java community websites in the world, javaranch.com.
For more information about the book, including table of contents, index, author bios, and cover graphic, see: http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/9780596516680
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