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There are seemingly countless self-paced J2EE computer- and Web-based training tools on the market today, and many are of questionable value. However, Conquer-IT! J2EE Part 1: JSPs and Servlets stands out from the crowd, focusing on the key skills developers require and giving users a chance to work with an actual application server, real code, and associated build procedures - very different from standard multimedia simulators found in most computer-based training products. From a content perspective, the Conquer-IT! CBT focuses on the critical skills developers need to be productive when they start their first programming assignment (the 20% of skills J2EE developers use 80% of the time). One interesting approach is the inclusion of a Best Practices section in which the developer includes recommendations based on actual field experience. Product Description Con... (more)