Optimize with a SATA RAID Storage Solution
Range of capacities as low as $1250 per TB. Ideal if you currently rely on servers/disks/JBODs
Table 1 below provides a quick overview of the main characteristics of the reviewed books. I will go into more detail, reviewing each book individually, later in the article.
|Table 1: JSP Books Overview|
|Pure JSP||JavaServer Pages||Instant JavaServer Pages||Web Development with JavaServer Pages||Core Servlets and JavaServer Pages||Professional JSP|
|CD-ROM/Source from Web||No / No||Yes / No||Yes / Yes||No / Yes||No / Yes||No / Yes|
|Servlets/JSP Versions||2.2 / 1.1||2.2 / 1.1||2.1 / 1.0||2.2 / 1.1||2.2 / 1.1||2.2 / 1.1|
|Tag Extensions||None||Poor||Poor*||Very Good||Good||Good|
|API Reference||Very Good||None||Very Good||Average||None*||Very Good|
|Web Servers / Databases||Tomcat||PostgreSQL||Apache, JServ, PostgreSQL||Tomcat||Tomcat, JSWDK, Java Web Server||Apache, Tomcat|
|A star (*) in a field means this review provides further details of the ranking.|
The first group of rows in Table 1, up to Authors, should be fairly self-explanatory. The subsequent rows indicate the version or level of coverage that the books offer for each category. Here are some things to note:
javax.servlet) API documentation. Personally, I have never needed to look at the
javax.servlet.jspAPI reference. For clarity, I should mention the API reference is not the list of implicit objects and JSP directives. I mean API documentation on the
Before starting the reviews, one thing I should mention is that I am the author of one chapter in Professional JSP (Wrox Press). Given the small contribution I made to Professional JSP, I feel I can still give an objective overview of that book and the others. Since it is clearly not my favorite book, I hope you can feel the same.