Java EE SDK & Java Application Platform SDK at a Glance

Java EE 5 SDK Update 8 and Java Application Platform Update 8 are free integrated development kits that one can use to build, test, and deploy Java EE 5-based applications. Included in the SDKs is Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server v2.1.1 (formerly Sun Java System Application Server), Sun's supported distribution of GlassFish v2.1.1, which implements the latest Java EE 5 technologies and provides features aimed at improving developer productivity.

The Java Application Platform SDK features additional runtimes such as Open ESB, Portlet Container, and Sun Java System Access Manager.

Download the Java EE 5 SDK or Java Application Platform SDK.


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SDK Key Benefits
  • EJB 3.0 support for POJOs means less to learn, less to code, and less to maintain
  • New Java Persistence API makes object-relational mapping easier
  • NetBeans integration provides a visual SOA development and deployment environment
  • JBI and BPEL offer integrated composite application support
 
Getting Started
Introducing the Java EE 5 SDK Introducing the Java EE 5 SDK Take a quick tour of the Java EE 5 SDK.
 
Sun Java System Application Server 9 Admin Console Overview Sun Java System Application Server 9 Admin Console Overview Get familiar with the Java EE 5 SDK administration console.
 
Deploying and Launching Applications Using the Admin Console Deploying and Launching Applications Using the Admin Console Learn how to deploy and launch applications using the Java EE 5 SDK admin console.
 
Sun Java System Application Server 9.0: Managing and Monitoring Web Services Sun Java System Application Server 9.0: Managing and Monitoring Web Services Check out this demo of App Server's web services management features.
 
Deploying and Testing Portlets Using Portlet Container Deploying and Testing Portlets Using Portlet Container Learn how to deploy and test portlets using the Portlet Container in the Java Application Platform SDK.
 
 
Testimonials
 
"The main advantage of the Java EE 5 SDK is ease of development and new support for SOA applications. Lastly I am freed from the old fashioned programming style of developing web services. And not only this, deployment is also very cool--everything is so easy now."

PH*PH*PH\uFFFDPH*PH*PH Petr Kleja, The Prague Stock Exchange, Prague, Czech Republic
 
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