Synopses & Reviews
- Provides an introduction to J2EE using the WebLogic platform, which claims the largest market share-about forty percent-of the Java application server market
- Features the most comprehensive coverage of the component types of WebLogic in the friendly For Dummies style
- Covers static resources, JSPs, taglibs and servlets, EJBs, and WebLogic's Web service development and deployment capabilities and tools
- Teaches readers the basic administration and monitoring capabilities built into WebLogic, using a conversational and example-driven approach
- Uses real-world analogies all programmers will recognize to introduce the major topics of J2EE
- Examples will include not only coding, but also step-by-step deployment and troubleshooting tips
BEA WebLogic Server is designed for hosting enterprise applications. The primary role of an application server is to facilitate and optimize the operation of application software. In this conversational and example-driven book, readers learn from real-world analogies.
Set up Web services for Windows®
, and Linux®
Install and configure WebLogic, serve up some beans, and visit the Workshop
Got application server issues? Apply some logic with BEA WebLogic Server, and let this handy guide show you how. You’ll soon be up and running with the number one J2EE application server, building and deploying Web services, using WebLogic Workshop, managing clusters, and using all the components of this enterprising technology.
The Dummies Way
- Explanations in plain English
- "Get in, get out" information
- Icons and other navigational aids
- Tear-out cheat sheet
- Top ten lists
- A dash of humor and fun
About the Author
Jeff Heaton is the author of four books and more than two dozen articles, a college instructor, and a consultant. He teaches introductory and advanced Java at St. Louis Community College at Meramec. His specialty is in Internet, socket-level/spidering, and artificial intelligence programming. Many examples and tutorials can be found at his web site at http://www.jeffheaton.com. Jeff is a Sun Certified Java Programmer, a member of the IEEE, and holds a master's degree in Information Management from Washington University in St. Louis. His client list has included MasterCard, Anheuser-Busch, and Boeing.
Table of Contents
Part I: Installing and Configuring WebLogic.
Chapter 1: Introducing Application Servers.
Chapter 2: Installing WebLogic Server.
Chapter 3: Gentlemen, Start Your WebLogic Engines.
Chapter 4: Configuring and Administering WebLogic.
Part II: Understanding WebLogic Components.
Chapter 5: Creating Web Applications.
Chapter 6: Using EJBs.
Chapter 7: Using Entity Beans.
Chapter 8: Stepping Up to Enterprise Applications.
Part III: Employing Web Services.
Chapter 9: Building and Deploying Web Services.
Chapter 10: Accessing Web Services.
Chapter 11: Using WebLogic Workshop.
Part IV: The Forgotten Services.
Chapter 12: Accessing Data with JDBC.
Chapter 13: Finding EJBs with JNDI.
Chapter 14: Using Transactions with JTA.
Chapter 15: Sending Messages Between Programs with JMS.
Part V: Big-Time, Heavy-Duty Server Configuration.
Chapter 16: Working with Server Clusters.
Chapter 17: Tuning WebLogic Server.
Chapter 18: Implementing Security.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 19: Ten Best Practices for Developers.
Chapter 20: Ten Tips for Administrators.
Chapter 21: Ten Tasks Before Going Live.