BEA WebLogic Server 8 for Dummies

From the Back Cover
Set up Web services for Windows, Unix, and Linux
Install and configure WebLogic, serve up some beans, and visit the Workshop

Got application server issues? Apply some logic with BEA WebLogic Server, and let this handy guide show you how. You’ll soon be up and running with the number one J2EE application server, building and deploying Web services, using WebLogic Workshop, managing clusters, and using all the components of this enterprising technology.

The Dummies Way

Explanations in plain English
“Get in, get out” information
Icons and other navigational aids
Tear-out cheat sheet
Top ten lists
A dash of humor and fun

About the Author
Jeff Heaton is the author of four books and more than two dozen articles, a college instructor, and a consultant. He teaches introductory and advanced Java at St. Louis Community College at Meramec. His specialty is in Internet, socket-level/spidering, and artificial intelligence programming. Many examples and tutorials can be found at his web site at http://www.jeffheaton.com. Jeff is a Sun Certified Java Programmer, a member of the IEEE, and holds a master’s degree in Information Management from Washington University in St. Louis. His client list has included MasterCard, Anheuser-Busch, and Boeing.

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Jakarta Struts for Dummies

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