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John McDonald
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Joined: Jul 01, 2003
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Hi everyone,
I would like to buy some web services books to speed up. Any suggestions. I knew that someone did ask the same question in the past. But Books are updates and new over time. Suggestions are apprecited. I am new to Web Services but not Java or J2EE. Thanks.
Matthew Phillips
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Joined: Mar 09, 2001
Posts: 2676
The Bunkhouse might be a good place to start looking.

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Howard Kushner
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Joined: Sep 19, 2003
Posts: 361
My personal favorite is Building Web Services with Java: Making Sense of XML, SOAP, WSDL and UDDI, by Steve Graham, et al. According to Steve, the second edition will be out shortly, and I can't wait. This book really rocks!

Howard Kushner<br />IBM Certified Enterprise Developer - WebSphere Studio Application Developer V5.0<br />IBM Certified Advanced System Administrator - WebSphere Application Server V5.0<br />IBM Certified Solution Developer - Web Services with WebSphere Studio V5.1<br /><a href="" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Developing J2EE Applications with WebSphere Studio</a> my Certification Study Guide for IBM Test 287
Lasse Koskela

Joined: Jan 23, 2002
Posts: 11962
According to Steve, the second edition will be out shortly, and I can't wait.
Really? It's my favorite as well, and if the 2nd edition brings it up to date then there's really not much incentive to buy any other "general" web services book.

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