Book: JSP: The Complete Reference
(Osborne) Provides all of the information needed to program and develop powerful and efficient Web sites and applications with JSP. Readers at any skill level can learn to control the content and appearance of Web sites using JSP, servlets, Java 2 and JavaBeans to create reusable components and simplify application development. Softcover.The first wave of a new technology is often outpaced by the expectations it generates. Those riding the second wave benefit from the experience of their predecessors and the real value emerges. This has been the case with Java. Client-side browser applications (applets) have encountered limitations in three areas: Browser incompatibilities Security overkill Performance problems due to long download timesThe emergence of server-side Java has changed all this. Java Servlets and JavaServer Pages (JSP) provide a secure, robust, and platform independent technology for bringing the power of Java to e-commerce and enterprise Web computing. This being the case, interest in JSP is flourishing and the demand for JSP skills is running high. Nearly all the Fortune 500 companies now have or will soon deploy server-side Java applications. The purpose of this book is to provide a complete reference to JSP technology, starting with the Web programming environment and elements of JSP, then a deeper examination of advanced topics.