Synopses & Reviews
Servlet and JavaServer Pages (JSP) are the underlying technologies for developing web applications in Java. They are essential for any programmer to master in order to effectively use frameworks such as JavaServer Faces, Struts 2, or Spring MVC.
Covering Servlet 3.0 and JSP 2.2, this book explains the important programming concepts and design models in Java web development as well as related technologies and new features in the latest versions of Servlet and JSP. With comprehensive coverage and a lot of examples, this book is a guide to building real-world applications. Topics discussed in this book include:
- The Servlet API
- JSP syntax and scripting elements.
- Session management
- The Expression Language
- JavaServer Pages Standard Tag Library (JSTL)
- Custom tags and tag files
- Filters and listeners
- Application design
- Connection pooling
- Dependency injection
- File upload and programmatic file download
- Asynchronous processing
- Deployment and the deployment descriptor
- Dynamic registration
- Servlet container initializers
Designed as a beginners tutorial for Servlets and JavaServer Pages (JSP), this manual gives an overview of these two Java technologies. Servlets and JSPs are the most common types of applications used today and are essential for any programmer to master in order to use frameworks such as Struts and Spring MVC. Covering Servlet 3.0 and JSP 2.2, the book explains these technologies and related computer languages for beginners in a way that makes previous knowledge of Web development unnecessary.
About the Author
Budi Kurniawan is a senior architect at BrainySoftware.com and the author of AJAX Programming with Java; Flash Development with OpenLaszlo; How Tomcat Works; Java for the Web with Servlets, JSP, and EJB; and Struts Design and Programming. He has published more than 100 articles and written software that is licensed by major corporations worldwide. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.