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resources for programming on servlet andJsp

Satya Komirisetti

Joined: Apr 23, 2004
Posts: 11
Hello !
Could any one help in finding the resources(sites and books) for programming on servlets and Jsp for improving the better programming skills and getting some idea on live envirnoment.
Thank You very Much,

Rob Sanheim

Joined: Nov 02, 2004
Posts: 2
Look into _Head First Servlets and JSP_.

Its a great book, and will prep you for the web component exam, also.
[ November 02, 2004: Message edited by: Rob Sanheim ]
Ramaswamy Srinivasan
Ranch Hand

Joined: Aug 31, 2004
Posts: 295
Hi Satya,

If you are starting to learn Servlets, and need to set up an Environment,
the following might be good.

1. Web Server - The simplest being Tomcat, it is free to load down.

You can find Tomcat Here

2. Resources - Are plenty on the net. Try googling your problems that come
in your way and you can learn that.

3. Books - As Rob says,
Look into _Head First Servlets and JSP_.

This is a very good book. Also you have some other, but to start,
go with it.

Also the SCWCD stuy guide by Hanumanth Deshmukh and Jignesh Malavia is

4. Have the API as your reference.

5. Of all, the j2sdk/jdk will do.

6. And Editor for Java. I think EditPlus suits fine for me. Give it a try.

7. Above all, keep coming here. That would really help you to learn
the technolog better.

All the very best for you. Happy time with JSPs & Servlets.
Gert Cuppens
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Joined: Jul 13, 2003
Posts: 87
A must have is the "core servlets and Java Server Pages" from Marty Hall. You can buy the second edition or download the first edition for free in pdf format at Marty Hall's website

A very good book is the "Apache Tomcat Bible" from Eaves, Jones and Godfrey. You can buy it for only 20USD at It explains how to download and install J2SDK, Tomcat, MySQL, Eclipse, Ant. And it explains the Model-View-Controller design pattern by giving the source code of an example web application. This is one of the best books I bought about servlets and JSP's because it gives a very good overview of how you should build a java web application.
Satya Komirisetti

Joined: Apr 23, 2004
Posts: 11
I really appreciate ur support !I have recently done SCWCD i have good knowledge of Servelts and Jsp,want to improve my programming skills so that when i enter the live envirnoment i wont freak out.Is there any possiblity of getting dummy or live project,so that i can seat at home and gain some experience.
what could be ur advice for new comes like me,who like to seek job in J2ee side,what should they know and what should be there expertise.
Thank you,Satya!
[ November 03, 2004: Message edited by: Satya Komirisetti ]
I agree. Here's the link:
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