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Core Servlets and JavaServer Pages Core Technologies

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ISBN-10: 0130092290

ISBN-13: 9780130092298

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Marty Hall, Larry Brown, Yaakov Chaikin

List price: $69.99
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Marty Hall's Core Servlets and JavaServer Pages was the number 1 servlet/JSP book in 2000 -- helping over 100,000 Java developers master the power of Java server-side programming to Web-enable an extraordinary range of applications. Now, Hall takes the next step, bringing together even more powerful servlet/JSP techniques. The second edition of Core Servlets and JavaServer Pages provides a complete introduction to the technology, completely updated for JSP 2.0, servlets 2.4, the JSP Standard Tag Library (JSTL), and Java 1.4. This book serves both beginning and advanced developers. For beginning servlet and JSP developers, the book provides clear step-by-step coverage of the basic topics.…    
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Book details

List price: $69.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 8/26/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 736
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 3.036
Language: English

About the Authors
Who Should Read This Book
Volume 2
Distinctive Features
How This Book Is Organized
About the Web Site
An Overview of Servlet and JSP Technology
A Servlet's Job
Why Build Web Pages Dynamically?
A Quick Peek at Servlet Code
The Advantages of Servlets Over "Traditional" CGI
The Role of JSP
Servlet Technology
Server Setup and Configuration
Download and Install the Java Software Development Kit (SDK)
Download a Server for Your Desktop
Configure the Server
Configuring Apache Tomcat
Configuring Macromedia JRun
Configuring Caucho Resin
Set Up Your Development Environment
Test Your Setup
Establish a Simplified Deployment Method
Deployment Directories for Default Web Application: Summary
Web Applications: A Preview
Servlet Basics
Basic Servlet Structure
A Servlet That Generates Plain Text
A Servelt That Generates HTML
Servlet Packaging
Simple HTML-Building Utilities
The Servlet Life Cycle
The Single ThreadModel Interface
Servlet Debugging
Handling the Client Request: Form Data
The Role of Form Data
Reading Form Data from Servlets
Example: Reading Three Parameters
Example: Reading All Parameters
Using Default Values When Parameters Are Missing or Malformed
Filtering Strings for HTML-Specific Characters
Automatically Populating Java Objects from Request Parameters: Form Beans
Redisplaying the Input Form When Parameters Are Missing or Malformed
Handling the Client Request: HTTP Request Headers
Reading Request Headers
Making a Table of All Request Headers
Understanding HTTP 1.1 Request Headers
Sending Compressed Web Pages
Differentiating Among Different Browser Types
Changing the Page According to How the User Got There
Accessing the Standard CGI Variables
Generating the Server Response: HTTP Status Codes
Specifying Status Codes
HTTP 1.1 Status Codes
A Servlet That Redirects Users to Browser-Specific Pages
A Front End to Various Search Engines
Generating the Server Response: HTTP Response Headers
Setting Response Headers from Servlets
Understanding HTTP 1.1 Response Headers
Building Excel Spreadsheets
Persistent Servlet State and Auto-Reloading Pages
Using Servlets to Generate JPEG Images
Handling Cookies
Benefits of Cookies
Some Problems with Cookies
Deleting Cookies
Sending and Receiving Cookies
Using Cookies to Detect First-Time Visitors
Using Cookie Attributes
Differentiating Session Cookies from Persistent Cookies
Basic Cookie Utilities
Putting the Cookie Utilities into Practice
Modifying Cookie Values: Tracking User Access Counts
Using Cookies to Remember User Preferences
Session Tracking
The Need for Session Tracking
Session Tracking Basics
The Session-Tracking API
Browser Sessions vs. Server Sessions
Encoding URLs Sent to the Client
A Servlet That Shows Per-Client Access Counts
Accumulating a List of User Data
An On-Line Store with a Shopping Cart and Session Tracking
JSP Technology
Overview of JSP Technology
The Need for JSP
Benefits of JSP
Advantages of JSP Over Competing Technologies
Misconceptions About JSP
Installation of JSP Pages
Basic Syntax
Invoking Java Code with JSP Scripting Elements
Creating Template Text
Invoking Java Code from JSP
Limiting the Amount of Java Code in JSP Pages
Using JSP Expressions
Example: JSP Expressions
Comparing Servlets to JSP Pages
Writing Scriptlets
Scriptlet Example
Using Scriptlets to Make Parts of the JSP Page Conditional
Using Declarations
Declaration Example
Using Predefined Variables
Comparing JSP Expressions, Scriptlets, and Declarations
Controlling the Structure of Generated Servlets: The JSP Page Directive
The import Attribute
The contentType and pageEncoding Attributes
Conditionally Generating Excel Spreadsheets
The session Attribute
The isELIgnored Attribute
The buffer and autoFlush Attributes
The info Attribute
The errorPage and isErrorPage Attributes
The is ThreadSafe Attribute
The extends Attribute
The language Attribute
XML Syntax for Directives
Including Files and Applets in JSP Pages
Including Pages at Request Time: The jsp:include Action
Including Files at Page Translation Time: The include Directive
Forwarding Requests with jsp:forward
Including Applets for the Java Plug-In
Using Javabeans Components in JSP Documents
Why Use Beans?
What Are Beans?
Using Beans: Basic Tasks
Example: StringBean
Setting Bean Properties: Advanced Techniques
Sharing Beans
Sharing Beans in Four Different Ways: An Example
Integrating Servlets and JSP: The Model View Controller (MVC) Architecture
Understanding the Need for MVC
Implementing MVC with RequestDispatcher
Summarizing MVC Code
Interpreting Relative URLs in the Destination Page
Applying MVC: Bank Account Balances
Comparing the Three Data-Sharing Approaches
Forwarding Requests from JSP Pages
Including Pages
Simplifying Access to Java Code: The JSP 2.0 Expression Language
Motivating EL Usage
Invoking the Expression Language
Preventing Expression Language Evaluation
Preventing Use of Standard Scripting Elements
Accessing Scoped Variables
Accessing Bean Properties
Accessing Collections
Referencing Implicit Objects
Using Expression Language Operators
Evaluating Expressions Conditionally
Previewing Other Expression Language Capabilities
Supporting Technology
Accessing Databases with JDBC
Using JDBC in General
Basic JDBC Examples
Simplifying Database Access with JDBC Utilities
Using Prepared Statements
Creating Callable Statements
Using Database Transactions
Mapping Data to Objects by Using ORM Frameworks
Configuring MS Access, MySQL, and Oracle91
Configuring Microsoft Access for Use with JDBC
Installing and Configuring MySQL
Installing and Configuring Oracle9i Database
Testing Your Database Through a JDBC Connection
Setting Up the music Table
Creating and Processing HTML Forms
How HTML Forms Transmit Data
The FORM Element
Text Controls
Push Buttons
Check Boxes and Radio Buttons
Combo Boxes and List Boxes
File Upload Controls
Server-Side Image Maps
Hidden Fields
Groups of Controls
Tab Order Control
A Debugging Web Server
Server Organization and Structure
Downloading the Software
Bookmarking the Servlet and JSP APIs
Configuring the Server
Setting Up Your Development Environment
Using the Default Web Application
Using Custom Web Applications
Viewing Autogenerated Code for JSP Pages
Downloading the Software
Bookmarking the Servlet and JSP APIs
Configuring the Server
Setting Up Your Development Environment
Using the Default Web Application
Using Custom Web Applications
Viewing Autogenerated Code for JSP Pages
Downloading the Software
Bookmarking the Servlet and JSP APIs
Configuring the Server
Setting Up Your Development Environment
Using the Default Web Application
Using Custom Web Applications
Viewing Autogenerated Code for JSP Pages