A good book on writing Java web application?

Hello,
I'm new to Java. I'm trying to develop a Java web application that will retrieve/store data from/to a DB2 relational database. Can anyone recommend a good book on how to use Java, Java Servlet, JSP, Apache Tomcat, and JDBC for such an application? (I have several Java books, but all specialize in each area, such as a book on JDBC, a book on Java language itself, etc.).
Thanks.

minjiezenAsked:
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bloodredsunCommented:
The best one was "Web Development with JavaServerPages" by Manning but it's now out of print, I've heard good things about Head First Servlets & JSP http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0596005407/qid=1114700658/sr=2-1/ref=pd_bbs_b_2_1/104-6899443-9893501.

If you're serious about JSP development I'd also recommend "JSTL in Action" http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1930110529/qid=1114700779/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/104-6899443-9893501?v=glance&s=books
and "Programming Jakarta Struts" http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0596006519/qid=1114700852/sr=2-1/ref=pd_bbs_b_2_1/104-6899443-9893501
as two technologies that you'll need sooner than you think.
dorothy2Commented:
I liked

Core Servlets and JavaServerPages by Marty Hall (ISBN 0-13-089340-4), which I think is still in print.

I spent a lot of money on Struts books, but found the one that explained how the components fit together well was Struts Essential Skills by Steven Holzner (ISBN 0-07-225659-1).

The best way to learn is to install Tomcat and run through the examples. I believe Tomcat has a template example (the files and directories you need) which you can copy to another directory in webapps, and use to test out jsp scriptlets.

Good luck,

Dorothy

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rrzCommented:
I agree with dorothy2. Get Tomcat on your desktop and start writing JSP. I also like Marty Hall's 3rd Edtion "JSP".  It  covers  JSP 2.0  and JSTL 1.1             rrz
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minjiezenAuthor Commented:
Thank you all for the info!
hspencer123Commented:
It's possible to get  on free ebook  or web page about jsp ???

Thanks you
hspencer123Commented:
Thanks you !!
My last  question is , if   I can  get  free online books or  url  web site about jsp

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