The authors would like to thank the various project managers and editors involved in this book, without whom it would never have seen the light of day. Special thanks go to Beverly Mullock and Lynne Perry at Content Master, and Todd Green, Sean Dixon, and the editing team at Sams. We would also like to acknowledge the work of Alex Ferris and John Sharp in the initial phases of this project.

Martin, Debbie and Andy undertook the work for the second edition of this book upgrading text and examples from J2EE 1.3 to J2EE 1.4.

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