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Jake Kas
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Joined: Oct 17, 2005
Posts: 15
Hi guys,

Looking now to servlet books. After some searching, I'm looking to 2 ones: Java Servlet Programming Bible and Head First Servlets & JSP Both have good recommendations and reader reviews. Any impressions from anyone used one of them or both?


---<br />Best regards,<br />Jake
Abdulla Mamuwala
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Joined: Jan 09, 2004
Posts: 225
Jake,
The Head First Servlets & JSP is an excellent book and worth its money in gold. Although this book is geared towards the SCWCD certification it is also serves as good introduction to Servlets and JSP's.

Good Luck !
Paul Bourdeaux
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Joined: May 24, 2004
Posts: 783
I agree... Head First S&JSP is an excellent book, as are all of the books in the Head First Series. It is a very enjoyable book to read, and it will get you up to speed quickly.


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Jake Kas
Greenhorn

Joined: Oct 17, 2005
Posts: 15
Ok guys, thank you all very much. So I'm going to order Head First... today
:-)
Jake Kas
Greenhorn

Joined: Oct 17, 2005
Posts: 15
BTW any other recommendations? Maybe I'l not go beyond a single books - any other best sellers to get & read?
Bosun Bello
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Joined: Nov 06, 2000
Posts: 1510
I alos like the servlet and JSP books by Marty Hall. They are: Core Servlets and JSP, and More Servlets and JSP.

The HFS book and the two books above will give you solid foundation.


Bosun (SCJP, SCWCD)
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