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Suggestions for J2EE book?

Ron Hamilton

Joined: Sep 10, 2002
Posts: 16
I'm very new to J2EE. While I realize that there are dozens of good J2EE books out there, can anyone recommend a good J2EE book tailored for beginners?
Kind regards,
Sondra Colagrossi
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Joined: Oct 30, 2002
Posts: 68
Oreilly's EJB book by Monson-Haeful is good.
Have you read Sun's J2EE tutorial?
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Joined: May 30, 2002
Posts: 75
Well I found Ed Roman's "Mastering EJB" more easy to read than Monson Rafel's Book.
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Adam Hardy
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Joined: Oct 09, 2001
Posts: 567
I'm reading Mastering EJB right now. Chapter 7 and so far, so good.
Every now and then the author just leaves some little logical step or explanation out, forcing you (well, me mostly!) to really think about it, but that is generally beneficial.

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JeanLouis Marechaux
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Joined: Nov 12, 2001
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These books ar eonly about EJBs.
If you want one covering all the J2EE technologies, you can read Professional Java Server Programming J2EE, 1.3 Edition .

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ahmad namini
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Joined: Aug 29, 2002
Posts: 52
I would agree with some the previous respondents:
Mastering EJB's by Ed Roman, et. al. is one of the best, and an easy to read book on the concepts of EJBs which directly is a discussion on J2EE as well.
The site is a wealth of knowledge as well as the Sun's blueprints and petstore app.
Have fun.

-Ahmad<br />Sun Certified Java Developer (SCJD)<br />Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP)<p>"You got to be careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there." -Yogi Berra
Mikey Warren
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Joined: Jun 15, 2001
Posts: 30
What about SAMS "Teach Yourself J2EE in 21 Days" ?
I've just started working through it, so its early days yet, but it seems to be a well written straightforward guide. I prefer the style, and order that things are introduced to the Sun Tutorial.
I agree. Here's the link:
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