Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE)
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE) is the industry standard for building web and enterprise applications. Java EE 7 offers new features that enhance HTML5 support, increase developer productivity, and further improves how enterprise demands can be met. Java EE 7 developers will write less boilerplate code, have better support for the latest Web applications and frameworks, and gain access to enhanced scalability and richer, simpler functionality. Enterprises will benefit from new features that enable portable batch processing and improved scalability.
Learn the basic concepts of Java EE platform. Some of the key concepts include Java Persistence API for database integration, EJB for security and transactions, JAX-RS for Restful web-services, servlets and JavaServer Pages. The article Java Technology Terminology
has easy to scan definitions. The Java Tutorials
provide useful first steps for developers.
Build a First Java EE Application
Create simple Java EE 7 applications using NetBeans IDE. Java Server Page (JSP), Servlets and Enterprise Java Beans (EJB) are key concepts to build this application. The GlassFish community website offers Java EE hands-on labs
. The video below presents Java EE samples deep dives.
Using NetBeans, the web learning trail
Build a simple chat application
using Java API for WebSocket (JSR 356) server API and HTML 5 client with the Java Magazine article "JSR 356: Java for WebSocket." Learn about Java EE 7 features from this Java Magazine article titled "Three Hundred Sixty-Degree Exploration of Java EE 7
" (January/February 2014)
Java offers a number of frameworks with libraries, templates and reusable code helping beginners and professionals to develop applications in Java. Java EE patterns and best practices
are a collection of samples and reusable templates demonstrating patterns, approaches and architectural ideas for Java EE 6.
Training videos are available for free online
The JavaOne website
offers Java development learning content from the week-long Java conference. It has a mix of hands-on-labs, tutorials, and conference sessions, representing hours of great learning content for free. Java EE sessions:
- Lessons learned from real-world deployments of Java EE 7
- Java EE 7 batch processing in the real world Virtual Technology Summit
sessions are online as replay. Check the upcoming events
in your area.