As a Java programmer, how can you tackle the disruptive client-server approach to web development? With this comprehensive guide, you'll learn how today's client-side technologies and web APIs work with various Java tools. Author Casimir Saternos provides the big picture of client-server development, and then takes you through many practical client-server architectures. You'll work with hands-on projects in several chapters to get a feel for the topics discussed. User habits, technologies, and development methods have drastically altered web app design in recent years. But the Web itself hasn't changed. This book shows you how to build apps that conform to the web's underlying architecture.