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Mike Southgate
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Joined: Jul 18, 2003
Posts: 183
I'm just finishing up my SCJD and I'll now be focussing on JSP. I know nothing about this yet so I'll need some books. I do want to become certified in this also. What books do people recommend, first to become familiar with the basics and then to form a solid foundation of the details, and lastly to get the certification?

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Perry McKenzie

Joined: Jul 16, 2003
Posts: 23
I've got two suggestions for you. The first one is Profession JSP 2nd edition by Wrox press. Its a great overview of JSP's and Servlets and related topics/technologies. The second book is the Manning SCWCD Study Kit. Even if your not interested in taking the exam, I would highly recommend this book to give you great tips on how to successfully implement the Servlet API quickly.
Mark Stein
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Joined: May 20, 2002
Posts: 75
I second Perry's suggestions. Professional JSP 2nd edition covers not only JSP, but servlets, architecture, XML, XSL, and a variety of topics. I also used the Manning SCWCD Exam Study Kit to get my SCWCD and found it to be very concise and relevant.
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