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Advanced JavaServer Pages™ by David M. Geary

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Preface

Shortly after the Swing volume of Graphic Java was published in March 1999, I became aware of the mass exodus from client-side Java to server-side Java. Because I make a living writing books, I took that exodus very seriously, so I began exploring server-side Java in search of a technology that would be appropriate for my next book. At first, I was enamored with XML, XSLT, and Java, and I spent a good deal of time experimenting with those technologies. But as exciting as those technologies are, it seemed to me that they were on the periphery of developing web applications, and I wanted something that was directly involved in the creation of web applications. Then I discovered servlets.

To be honest, I wasn't too excited about servlets. ...

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