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Core Servlets and JavaServer Pages Volume 2: Advanced Technologies

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ISBN-10: 0131482602

ISBN-13: 9780131482609

Edition: 2nd 2008 (Revised)

Authors: Marty Hall, Larry Brown, Yaakov Chaikin

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The use of servlets and JSP has continued to grow at a phenomenal rate. Thetechnology of choice for developing dynamic Web sites and Web-enabledapplications, servlets and JSP provide the link between Web clients and serversideapplications. Virtually all major Web servers for Windows, Unix (includingLinux), MacOS, VMS, and mainframe operating systems now support servletand JSP technology either natively or by means of a plugin. With only a smallamount of configuration, you can run servlets and JSP in Microsoft IIS, theApache Web Server, IBM WebSphere, BEA WebLogic, and dozens of otherservers. This book, from best-selling authors Marty Hall and Lary Brown,provides a fantastic look at the advanced features and latest developmentregarding servlets and JSP. In the Core tradition, this book is designed toprovide experienced programmers with the essential information they need tolearn and apply the latest, most important technologies.
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Book details

List price: $54.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 12/27/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 736
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.222
Language: English

Introduction
Who Should Read This Book
Conventions
About the Web Site
Acknowledgments
Using and Deploying Web Applications
Purpose of Web Applications
Structure of Web Applications
Registering Web Applications with the Server
Development and Deployment Strategies
The Art of War: Bundling Web
Building a Simple Web Application
Sharing Data Among Web Applications
Controlling Web Application Behavior with Web.XML
Purpose of the Deployment Descriptor
Defining the Header and the Root Element
The Elements of web.xml
Assigning Names and Custom URLs
Disabling the Invoker Servlet
Initializing and Preloading Servlets and JSP Pages
Declaring Filters
Specifying Welcome Pages
Designating Pages to Handle Errors
Providing Security
Controlling Session Timeouts
Documenting Web Applications
Associating Files with MIME Types
Configuring JSP Pages
Configuring Character Encoding
Designating Application Event Listeners
Developing for the Clustered Environment
J2EE Elements
Declarative Security
Form-Based Authentication
Example: Form-Based Authentication
Basic Authentication
Example: Basic Authentication
Configuring Tomcat to Use SSL
WebClient: Talking to Web Servers Interactively
Signing a Server Certificate
Programmatic Security
Combining Container-Managed and Programmatic Security
Example: Combining Container-Managed and Programmatic Security
Handling All Security Programmatically
Example: Handling All Security Programmatically
Using Programmatic Security with SSL
Example: Programmatic Security and SSL
Servlet and JSP Filters
Creating Basic Filters
Example: A Reporting Filter
Accessing the Servlet Context from Filters
Example: A Logging Filter
Using Filter Initialization Parameters
Example: An Access Time Filter
Blocking the Response
Example: A Prohibited-Site Filter
Modifying the Response
Example: A Replacement Filter
Example: A Compression Filter
Configuring Filters to Work with RequestDispatcher
Example: Plugging a Potential Security Hole
The Complete Filter Deployment Descriptor
The Application Events Framework
Monitoring Creation and Destruction of the Servlet Context
Example: Initializing Commonly Used Data
Detecting Changes in Servlet Context Attributes
Example: Monitoring Changes to Commonly Used Data
Packaging Listeners with Tag Libraries
Example: Packaging the Company Name Listeners
Recognizing Session Creation and Destruction
Example: A Listener That Counts Sessions
Watching for Changes in Session Attributes
Example: Monitoring Yacht Orders
Identifying Servlet Request Initialization and Destruction
Example: Calculating Server Request Load
Watching Servlet Request for Attribute Changes
Example: Stopping Request Frequency Collection
Using Multiple Cooperating Listeners
The Complete Events Deployment Descriptor
Tag Libraries: The Basics
Tag Library Components
Example: Simple Prime Tag
Assigning Attributes to Tags
Example: Prime Tag with Variable Length
Including Tag Body in the Tag Output
Example: Heading Tag
Example: Debug Tag
Creating Tag Files
Example: Simple Prime Tag Using Tag