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An Introduction to Web Application Development with IBM WebSphere Studio (Exam 285)

Gary Craig and Peter Jakab


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  • IBM has developed a world-class certification program for professionals to establish standards that identify required levels of competency. This is the first study guide designed specifically for professionals who are preparing for test 285.

    With this guide, IBM now provides a quick and easy way to learn about IBM WebSphere Studio Application Developer and prepare for the IBM certification exam. This book takes you through the basics of using WebSphere Studio Application Developer from fundamental concepts through the actual development of a complete Web application. You will learn everything from an introduction to development to debugging techniques.

    The book includes information about general Web application development using JSPs, servlets, and back-end database access. Whether you need individual education or want to prepare for the certification testing, you will find this book to be an excellent resource.

    This book covers the essential issues you need to know about WebSphere Studio, including:

    • How to get up and running
    • Java development
    • Debugging techniques
    • HTML
    • Extracting parameters and handling form data
    • Servlets
    • MVC fundamentals
    • Java Server Pages
    • APIs
    • Accessing databases with JDBC
    • Deployment to WebSphere Application Server Express
  • Dr. Gary Craig is President and Senior Consultant with Superlative Software Solutions, Inc. In this role, he specializes in the development and delivery of technology training as well as consulting services, including spending numerous years working with IBM WebSphere brand products and technology. He is a former Syracuse University Professor and holds a PhD in Computer Engineering.

    Peter Jakab is President and Senior Consultant of ObjectSpheres Software Solutions Inc. He specializes in consulting, mentoring, and curriculum development in areas related to Web application development using IBM WebSphere brand tools and servers.
  • Item Number: 5213
    Author Name: Gary Craig and Peter Jakab
    Publication Date: September 1, 2003
    Edition: First
    Pages: 432
    ISBN-10: 1931182116
    ISBN-13: 9781931182119
    Format: Paperback
    Product Dimensions: 7 x 1 x 9 inches
    Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds
    Language: English

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