The Java BluePrints program defines the application programming model for end-to-end solutions using the Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE) platform. We publish guidelines, patterns, and code for real-world application scenarios, enabling you to build robust, scalable, and portable solutions.
The Java Pet Store Reference Application Released
The Java BluePrints program released an early access Java Pet Store Reference Application. This application is designed to illustrate how the Java EE 5 Platform can be used to design and develop an AJAX-enabled Web application. The application comes with full source-code available under a BSD-style license, so you can experiment with it and use it in your own applications.
Java BluePrints Solutions Catalog for Java EE 5 Early Access now available
Check it out! The early access release of the Java BluePrints Solutions catalog for Java EE 5 is now available. Download it now and run it on the GlassFish Java EE 5 application server.
The Solutions Catalog Latest Ajax Entries Are On-line Now
Check out the latest entries for Ajax and Java. This includes topics such as Using AJAX with JSF, Using a Servlet as a Controller with JSF and AJAX, plus many more...
The Solutions Catalog Latest Java Persistence API Entries Are On-line Now
Check out the latest entries on using the Java Persistence APIs in web applications. This includes topics such as Designing a web-only application, Using Primary Keys, Using a Model Facade and many more...
Java Adventure Builder Reference application
Check out the latest enhancements to this sample application which illustrates BluePrints guidelines and patterns for Web services.
Java BluePrints Ajax Page
Check this out. Java BluePrints has organized all of its Ajax for Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE) content in one location:
Java BluePrints Solutions Catalog for J2EE
The Java BluePrints book Designing Web Services with J2EE
JAX-RPC, SOAP, and XML Technologies is now available for free download in PDF format.
This book provides the guidelines, patterns, and real-world examples architects and developers need for designing and integrating enterprise-level Web services using the Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE). The book provides insight into the details behind the Java Adventure Builder Reference application.
JDC Chat on Java BluePrints for Service Oriented Architecture
Read the transcript for the the JDC Chat on Java BluePrints for Service Oriented Architectures with two key members of the Java BluePrints team, Inderjeet Singh and Sean Brydon, and with Enterprise Java architect, Sameer Tyagi.
Java BluePrints on the Java.net Enterprise Community
The Java BluePrints are a now part of the java.net community. For starters, the code for the Java Adventure Builder Reference application is now hosted as a project on java.net. Please join us and get involved!
Project Conventions for Enterprise Applications, Early Access
This document describes project conventions for Enterprise Applications. The conventions in this document are intended to assist developers with organizing the files and directories associated with an application project in a logical fashion.
Naming Conventions for Enterprise Applications, Early Access
This document describes naming conventions to use when building a J2EE application.
Designing Web Services with J2EE: JAX-RPC, SOAP, and XML Technologies
Online version of the latest book on building Service Oriented Architectures using J2EE technologies from the J2EE BluePrints Team.
Designing Enterprise Applications with the J2EE Platform, Second Edition
Guidelines from the second edition of our best-selling book.
Second Edition: Online | Download | Purchase
J2EE Design Patterns
A palette of patterns you can use when building J2EE applications.
The J2EE Tutorial
A beginner's guide to developing enterprise applications.