This book is essential for J2EE developers and has helped reinvigorate
the patterns movement.
- Martin Fowler, Chief Scientist, ThoughtWorks
The Java landscape is littered with libraries, tools, and specifications.
What's been lacking is the expertise to fuse them into solutions to real-world
problems. These patterns are the intellectual mortar for J2EE software
- John Vlissides, co-author of Design Patterns, the "Gang
of Four" book
The authors of Core J2EE Patterns have harvested a really
useful set of patterns. Don't get me wrong: J2EE is certainly an important
platform, enabling teams to build some very powerful systems. it's just
like having a team of experts sitting at your side.
- Grady Booch, Chief Scientist, Rational Software Corporation,
excerpted from Foreword
Sun Java Center architects have transformed their best practices and
expert level insights into the J2EE Patterns.
- Peter Coad, TogetherSoft (now Borland)