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This manual describes WebObjects 3.5.
Writing: Ron Karr and Kelly Toshach
Editing: Laurel Rezeau and Jeanne Woodward
With help from: Andy Belk, Craig Federighi, John Graziano, Ben Haller, Kenny Leung, Charles Lloyd, Jean Ostrem,
Becky Willrich, Greg Wilson
Graphic Design: Karin Stroud
Production: Gerri Gray
Table of Contents
Keeping Track of Multiple Guests 47
Creating a Guest List 48
About WebObjects 9
About This Book 9
Where to Go From Here 10
Creating a Simple WebObjects Application 11
Creating a WebObjects Application Project 14
Choosing the Programming Language 16