About Sing Li

Sing Li is the author of Early Adopter JXTA and Professional Jini, as well as numerous other books with Wrox Press. He is a regular contributor to technical magazines and is an active evangelist of the P2P evolution. Sing is a consultant and freelance writer and can be reached at westmakaha@yahoo.com.
Taming your Tomcat: Filtering tricks for Tomcat 5

Designing maintainable high-performance systems

The new Tomcat 5 server takes filters to a new level of deployment flexibility. Tomcat 5’s support for the upcoming Servlet 2.4 and JSP 2.0 specifications gives filter writers a new way to integrate and deploy these flexible components — tapping directly into the request dispatcher’s operations. In this article, Sing Li takes you on a guided tour of the new enhancement and gives you some hands-on training. See how Tomcat 5 can benefit Web application frameworks and lead ultimately to the design of maintainable high-performance systems.