Build better web applications using Packt’s new Tomcat book

March 2010 | Java, Open Source

Tomcat 6 Developer's Guide is a new book from Packt that will help users take their Java EE web programming skills to the next level by getting an expert's level understanding of the servlet specification and its reference implementation. Written by Damodar Chetty, it covers the concept and implementation of each major Tomcat component in detail. It will also help readers build better web applications by learning how a servlet container actually works.

Tomcat 6 Developer's Guide is a new book from Packt that will help users take their Java EE web programming skills to the next level by getting an expert's level understanding of the servlet specification and its reference implementation. Written by Damodar Chetty, it covers the concept and implementation of each major Tomcat component in detail. It will also help readers build better web applications by learning how a servlet container actually works.

Apache Tomcat is an open source software implementation of the Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages technologies, the specifications for which are developed under the Java Community Process.  Apache Tomcat 6 implements the Servlet 2.5 and JavaServer Pages 2.1 specifications including many additional features that make it a useful platform for developing and deploying web applications and services.

Tomcat 6 Developer's Guide will teach readers how to effectively use Apache Tomcat by specifying detailed instructions on building a Tomcat distribution. It provides them with a conceptual understanding of the Java EE and servlet specifications, web servers and the Tomcat container. In addition to this, it discusses the key Tomcat components along with their internal workings and teaches the implementation of HTTP RFCs by a servlet container.

Using this book, developers will obtain an in-depth view of the inner workings of Tomcat. They will learn to extract the most out of their Tomcat installation by understanding the implementation of its various components. Furthermore, they will also learn advanced software techniques such as building a custom class loader, implementing a custom protocol, and implementing JNDI-based naming and directory services.

With detailed explanation and a vast amount of screenshots, this book is ideal for developers who want to take their programming skills to the next level and server administrators who want to get a better understanding of the container software they manage. This book is out now and available from Packt. For more information please visit: www.PacktPub.com/tomcat-6-developers-guide/book

 

Tomcat 6 Developer's Guide
Build better web applications by learning how a servlet container actually works

For more information, please visit: www.PacktPub.com/tomcat-6-developers-guide

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