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J2EE Open Source Toolkit: Building an Enterprise Platform with Open Source Tools (Java Open Source Library)by John T Bell
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Discover how to harness the full power of open source tools to build a free J2EE enterprise platform
The choice is yours . . . you can spend thousands of dollars on commercial enterprise platforms or you can take advantage of free, fast, and reliable open source alternatives. To make your decision even easier, this innovative book provides you with all the tools you need to seamlessly combine the most popular open source tools into a single, integrated enterprise platform that can be used for development and deployment of Enterprise Java applications. The authors introduce you to several open source Java projects, covering the basics of enterprise architectures and providing an overviewof open source developer tools.
They then explore the components that you can use to deliver Web-based applications and show you how to build and communicate with the enterprise infrastructure using such components as JDBC, JMS, and Enterprise JavaBeans™. After youve created the platform, the authors guide you through the process of moving an application from development to a production environment, so youll be up and running in no time!
With the help of comprehensive code examples, this book will show you how to:
The companion Web site contains the books original source code, a working sample application for the integrated development environment, and links you can visit to download all of the tools featured in the book.
Book News Annotation:
This guide offers instruction for combining the most popular open source tools into a single, integrated enterprise platform that can be used for the development and deployment of Enterprise Java applications. The authors (a trainer, a software architect and analyst, and a software developer) introduce several open source Java projects, covering the basics of enterprise architectures and providing an overview of the developer tools. They then discuss the components of the applications and explain how to build and communicate with the enterprise infrastructure.
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This book shows experienced Java developers how to build a complete and integrated J2EE development environment with best-of-breed open source tools. Readers also shows how and when to use open source tools with commercial platforms like WebLogic and WebSphere to boost development speed and efficiency.
About the Author
JOHN T. BELL is an instructor of server-side Java technologies for the Center for Applied Information Technology at Towson State University in Maryland. He also serves as a technical architect for a major hospitality company.
JAMES T. LAMBROS is a software architect/analyst for Caterpillar Financial Corporation. He has also been involved with several software development projects during his career with IBM.
STANFORD NG is the cofounder of Nuglu, LLC and directing software development at ciMediaGroup, a division of Creative Images. He is a coconspirator with Dr. Robert Nideffer behind the international award-winning Proxy/MAM research project.
Table of Contents
About the Authors.
Part 1: At the Starting Gate.
Chapter 1: Leveraging Open Source Software.
Chapter 2: Java Enterprise Architecture.
Chapter 3: Selecting the Right Platform Components.
Part 2: Integrating the Web Tier.
Chapter 5: Powering the Web Tier with a Server Container.
Chapter 6: Creating Dynamic Content Using Template Engines.
Chapter 7: Adding a Web Application Framework.
Part 3: Building the Infrastructure.
Chapter 8: Managing Data Using JDBC and Databases.
Chapter 9: Messaging with JMS.
Chapter 10: Implementing an EJB Container.
Chapter 11: Providing Web Services.
Chapter 12: Adding XML Power Tools.
Part 4: Test Driving the Platform.
Chapter 13: Building an Application: Assembling the Back End.
Chapter 14: Building an Application: Assembling the Front End.
Chapter 15: Deploying and Running Your Application.
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