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David Heffelfinger is the Chief Technology Officer of Ensode Technology, LLC, a software consulting firm based in the greater Washington DC area. He has been architecting, designing and developing software professionally since 1995, he has been using Java as his primary programming language since 1996. He has worked on many large scale projects for several clients including the US Department of Homeland Security, Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae and the US Department of Defense. He has a Masters degree in Software Engineering from Southern Methodist University. David is editor in chief of Ensode.
A bunch of times I have picked up this book hoping that it'd help me with something. This book seldom helps. Read morePublished on September 25, 2011 by Royce
This book is suitable for people new to Java EE and Glassfish. The author gives a brief overview of the major parts of Java EE, but discuss nothing in detail. Read morePublished on June 25, 2009 by Bin Hu
I'm a java programmer (10+ years) and I've been trying to make the leap to web services but most of these book put me to sleep by explaining every new term in great detail. Read morePublished on May 19, 2009 by Dame Jayne of the Divine Chocolatier
I really like this product. It's a concise tutorial for beginners on some very important aspects of Java EE using glassfish. Read morePublished on April 17, 2009 by F. Morstatter
In under 400 pages, the author managed to do a pretty good job at introducing both what's in Java EE 5 and using it on GlassFish. Read morePublished on September 28, 2008 by Pierre Clement
I concur with the readers who say this book isn't just an "intro to Glassfish", that it's more of a "summary of the components of the Java EE 5 specification with emphasis on how... Read morePublished on June 5, 2008 by Rich Rosen
I had pretty high hopes for this book but I'm pretty bummed out. It seems well written and I'm sure it is good for some people but just about everything in this book is available... Read morePublished on May 15, 2008 by zaxmyth
Full Disclosure: PACKT Publishing provided me a free copy of the book to review.
Overall Reviewer Rating: B+
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