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 basics 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 has definitions and code samples.
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 below video presents Java EE samples deep dives.
Java offers a number of frameworks with libraries, templates and reusable codes 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.
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