The complete guide to installing and configuring the GlassFish Application Server and developing Java EE 5 applications to be deployed to this server
Concise guide covering all major aspects of Java EE 5 development
Uses the enterprise open-source GlassFish application server
Explains GlassFish installation and configuration
Covers all major Java EE 5 APIs
GlassFish is a free, open-source Java EE 5-compliant application server that is quickly gaining massive popularity.
This book explains GlassFish installation and configuration, and then moves on to Java EE 5 application development, covering all major Java EE 5 APIs.
Chapter 1 provides an overview of Glassfish, including how to install it, configure it, and verify the installation.
Chapter 2 covers how to develop server-side web applications using the Servlet API.
Chapter 3 explains how to develop web applications using JavaServer Pages (JSPs), including how to develop and use JSP custom tags
Chapter 4 discusses how to develop Java EE applications that interact with a relational database system through the Java Persistence API (JPA) and through the Java Database Connectivity API (JDBC).
Chapter 5 explains how to use the JSP Standard Tag Library (JSTL) when developing JavaServer Pages
Chapter 6 covers how to develop applications using the JavaServer Faces (JSF) component framework to build web applications.
Chapter 7 explains how to develop messaging applications though the Java Messaging Service (JMS) API.
Chapter 8 covers securing J2EE applications through the Java Authentication and Authorization Service (JAAS).
Chapter 9 discusses how to develop Enterprise Java Beans that adhere to the EJB 3 specification.
Chapter 10 explains how to develop and deploy web services that conform to the JAX-WS 2.1 specification.
Chapter 11 covers frameworks that build on top of the Java EE 5 specification, including Seam, Facelets, and Ajax4Jsf.
The appendices cover some of the advanced features of the GlassFish server.
This book is a Developer’s Guide, covering the ins and outs of developing Java EE 5 applications deployed to the standards-compliant, high performance GlassFish application server."