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mike hold

Joined: Feb 25, 2005
Posts: 7
i just begin read book "Professional Apache Tomcat"
but it's described apache 4.x
does it good book for tomcat 5.x ?
Ben Souther

Joined: Dec 11, 2004
Posts: 13410

Like all open source projects. Tomcat releases fast and often. The books on the shelf will always be a little behind. The combination of the book that you have and the documentation on the Tomcat site should give you idea of what the differences are.

There may very well be a book on Tomcat 5x but by the time you're done reading it, Tomcat 6 might be out.

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William Brogden
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Joined: Mar 22, 2000
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I have been very pleased with the Wrox publication _Professional Apache Tomcat 5_ - which is the updated version of the book you have.
Although the information it covers is undoubtedly available for free on the net, it has been worth it to me to have it all filtered and in one place.
mike hold

Joined: Feb 25, 2005
Posts: 7
i have another question
for tomcat 4.x in this book create some enviroments variables like catalina_home
tomcat 5.x still have it too ?
can use method installation described there on tomcat 5.x ?

[ July 14, 2005: Message edited by: mike hold ]
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