Just posted a question about JAI popularity and this posting is sort of related. The JAI documentation that I've managed to find leaves a lot to be desired. I do not know if the subject is inherently too complex or what but it sure is not easy to get anything done.
I've got and read pretty thoroughly 'Building Imaging Applications with Java by Rodriques' and I'm not impressed with the book. Leaves a lot of questions unanswered, the index is full of omissions and besides it is not up to date.
I for one would wellcome discussion on this subject and would appreciate pointers to realy good stuff.
I've been through and through "Programming in Java