New Java books from O’Reilly

My Amazon habit strikes again. My wife thinks I’m addicted to as we usually get 2-3 packages delivered from Amazon every week. Usually, I don’t even know what’s shipping as I preorder books, music and DVD’s. This week, my UPS guy will be bringing me new books from O’Reilly.

Java Examples in a Nutshell, 3rd Edition

by David Flanagan
Paperback: 720 pages
Publisher: O’Reilly & Associates; 3rd edition (January 1, 2004)
ISBN: 0596006209

In this new edition, author David Flanagan has updated the book with coverage of Java 1.4. New items covered in this book include assertions, logging, preferences, SSL, regular expressions and extensive coverage of the new Java GUI features.

The third edition contains 193 complete, practical examples–more than 21,900 lines of Java code covering 20 distinct client-side and server-side APIs. It includes all-new coverage of the New I/O and Java Sound APIs and completely rewritten chapters on XML and servlets to incorporate the latest versions of the specifications and to demonstrate best practices for Java 1.4.

New and updated working examples with succinct and accessible explanations covering Core APIs, including I/O, New I/O, threads, networking, security, serialization, and reflection -Desktop APIs, highlighting Swing GUIs, Java 2D graphics, preferences, printing, drag-and-drop, JavaBeans, applets, and sound -Enterprise APIs, including JDBC, JAXP (XML parsing and transformation), Servlets 2.4, JSP 2.0, and RMI.

Java Servlet & JSP Cookbook

by Bruce W. Perry
Paperback: 704 pages
Publisher: O’Reilly & Associates; 1st Edition edition (December 1, 2003)
ISBN: 0596005725

The Java Servlet & JSP Cookbook is a new book from O’Reilly that provides practical solutions to real-world problems faced by web developers. The initial recipes are basic and will instruct new Java web developers in the mechanics of servlets and JSPs including packaging servlets and JSPs, writing the deployment descriptor, deploying servlets and JSPs, using Apache Ant, and precompiling JSPs. The book includes coverage for Tomcat and WebLogic and solutions for working with sessions, filters, custom tags, the JavaServer Pages Standard Tag Library (JSTL), authentication, database, cookies, file upload and many other items.