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I am using IBM Websphere Studio Application Developer 5.x
I want to find a good WSAD book.
I found 3 books on Amazon:
1) Introduction to Web Application Development with
IBM WebSphere Studio, An: IBM Certified Associate Developer
(IBM Certification Study Guides)
by Gary Craig and Peter Jakab
September 2003
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1931182116/
2) Developing J2EE Applications with WebSphere Studio:
IBM Certified Enterprise Developer (IBM Certification Study Guides)
by Howard Kushner et al
August 2003
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1931182108/
3) WebSphere Studio Application Developer 5.0
by Igor Livshin
June 2003
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1590591208/

Can anybody recommend one of these books?
-Sean
p.s. - IBM Redbook
http://publib-b.boulder.ibm.com/Redbooks.nsf/RedbookAbstracts/sg246957.html?Open
 
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I like using the redbooks from IBM the best. I had purchased a book specific to VAJ 3.5.3 and it became obsolete in a short time when we upgraded to WSAD 4 and then 5.0 Another developer I knew said the same thing. You will probably only be able to use it for a few months at best. The changes in WSAD 4 to 5 apply as well. A book on version 4 won't help a whole lot for WSAD 5.0
There are more selections now than just the programmers guide for redbooks. Topics include: WSAD 5 Programmers Guide, AppDevHandbook, EJB Development, Websphere Quick Reference to name a few. Just do a search under the redbooks site.
Bill Hahn has some very good tutorials available as well. Those have helped me with WSAD more than books I had purchased. I use the purchased books for more general topics, like Servlet Programming, EJB's, Java 2, etc...
 
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Sean,
There's my book as well (below).
Kyle
 
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If you startout with WSAD I can recommend Igor's book see my review
If however you are an advanced user that wants to get more out of WSAD I can recommend Kyle's book.
 
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