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Book Review: "Ajax in Action"
Let me first preface this review by saying this is the first technical book that I've read cover to cover TWICE prior to posting a review. I had to make sure the stuff stuck, because the material covered in Manning's very excellent "Ajax in Action" is...
Book review: "Murach's Java Servlets and JSP"
The one quality that makes "Murach's Java Servlets and JSP" ( buy from Amazon ) a clear winner is the quality of the content and clarity of author Andrea Steelman and Joel Murach's writing. They use a friendly, humorous voice that eases the normal tension...
Posted: Oct 31 2005, 07:52 PM by guam-aspdev | with 1 comment(s)
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I'm looking forward to checking out books from Murach
I stumbled across Mike Murach & Associates this morning, and I was pleased with the titles I saw on the company's site. I admittedly hadn't heard of the company before, but they've done some very intriguing work on servlets and JSPs and with .NET...
Posted: Oct 04 2005, 09:22 AM by guam-aspdev | with 3 comment(s)
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Manning publishes "what is Ajax?" screencast
I got an e-mail from Manning Publications about a "screencast" (I'm not sure exactly what that is, but I'm guessing a series of screenshots set against narrated audio) for a "What is Ajax?" presentation. It's 4 minutes long, so it'll be a nice break while...
My first (and likely last) e-book experience - "The Google Legacy"
Everyone remembers their first time (buying an e-book). I surely will. I was really jazzed about the release of Stephen E. Arnold's "The Google Legacy - How Google's Internet Search is Transforming Application Software" , available exclusively as an e...
Book Review: Building Websites with the ASP.NET Community Starter Kit
I previously discovered Packt Publishing Company after a random search for ASP.NET books. I was very happy I did, having now found a source of great, no-nonsense, quick-read compendiums of rock-solid technical information. "Building Websites with the...
Posted: Sep 18 2005, 09:46 AM by guam-aspdev | with 1 comment(s)
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Packt Publishing - a slick new tech book company
I discovered Packt Publishing tonight, and I'm very impressed with their titles in print so far , as well as what's on the horizon. They've got a good mix of Java , a hefty gallery of Microsoft & .NET works, web services , and open source titles and...
Posted: Aug 19 2005, 10:10 PM by guam-aspdev | with 1 comment(s)
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Free Wiley e-book on EJB design patterns
Wiley & Sons' excellent "EJB Design Patterns - Advanced Patterns, Processes and Idioms" by Floyd Marinescu is available for download as an e-book from TheServerSide.com . http://www.theserverside.com/books/wiley/EJBDesignPatterns/index.tss
Posted: Aug 19 2005, 09:31 AM by guam-aspdev | with 1 comment(s)
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Manning's "Ajax in Action" book
I'm planning to obtain a copy of David & Eric's "Ajax in Action" by Manning , specifically because it's got samples in J2EE and .NET. Looks to be a winner!
Posted: Aug 17 2005, 10:57 AM by guam-aspdev | with no comments
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Can't wait for Wally's/Paul's/Scott's Ajax book
I found out my pals Wally , Glav and Scott are writing a book on Ajax , the technology that's sweeping through the ASP.NET web development community like wildfire. Wally's done some extensive research into Ajax of late (check out his blog for a ton of...
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