NEW BOOK: Java Application Development on Linux

PRESS RELEASE – Upper Saddle River, NJ (December, 2004) – Prentice Hall PTR, a leading publisher of advanced technology books, is pleased to announce publication of the new book, Java(TM) Application Development on Linux(R) , an expert guide to the full Java application development lifecycle on Linux. The book will be useful for Java programmers as they learn about Linux, or by Linux pros as they learn Java technologies, or by anyone else trying to learn both at once.

Authors Carl Albing and Michael Schwarz take their extensive experience and apply it to the real-world practicalities of business-logic object analysis, database design, Java servlet UIs, JavaServer Pages (JSP) UIs, Swing GUIs, and Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT) GUIs. Albing and Schwarz incorporate discussion of the popular JBoss Application Server, the Apache Geronimo Application Servers, as well as Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB).

The authors have organized the book into 24 chapters organized into five major parts: Part I- “Getting Startedâ€; Part II- “Developing Business Logicâ€; Part III- “Developing Graphical User Interfacesâ€; Part IV- “Developing Web Interfacesâ€; Part V- “Developing Enterprise Scale Softwareâ€. To view a complete Table of Contents, link here:

Aside from the coherent and systematic instruction, the book also provides great value from its presentation and review of many solid developer tools that are free of license fees.

“We’re writing the guide book we wish we had had when we started writing and deploying Java applications on Linux,†Schwarz said.

Java Application Development on Linux currently has some example code available for download at the authors’ site: The book will be available through major chain and independent booksellers nationwide and through online vendors at a suggested retail price of U.S. $39.99. It is published as part of the Bruce Perens’ Open Source Series.

About the Authors:
Carl Albing is a programmer/analyst and consultant with more than twenty years of industry experience, most recently building business solutions using Linux and Java technologies. Michael Schwarz is a software engineer and has worked on Linux since the beginning. He is a contributing writer for Linux Journal and was the lead author of MultiTool Linux (Addison-Wesley, 2002).

About Addison-Wesley/Prentice Hall PTR
Addison-Wesley ( and Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference (PH PTR) ( are respected publishers of quality computer science and engineering books and software for technical professionals. Both imprints are units of Pearson Technology Group, the world’s largest provider of consumer and professional computer, information technology, engineering and reference content. Pearson Technology Group is an operating unit of Pearson Education, the world’s leading educational publisher. Pearson Education is part of Pearson plc (NYSE: PSO), the international media company.”