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Java EE 7 with GlassFish 4 Application Server by David R. Heffelfinger

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Chapter 1. Getting Started with GlassFish

In this chapter, we will discuss how to get started with GlassFish. The following are some of the topics discussed in this chapter:

  • An overview of Java EE and GlassFish
  • Obtaining GlassFish
  • Installing and starting GlassFish
  • Explaining the concept of GlassFish domains
  • Deploying Java EE applications
  • Setting up Database Connectivity

An Overview of Java EE and GlassFish

Java Enterprise Edition (Java EE, formerly called J2EE or Java 2 Enterprise Edition) is a standard set of technologies for server-side Java development. Java EE technologies include JavaServer Faces (JSF), Enterprise JavaBeans (EJBs), the Java Messaging Service (JMS), the Java Persistence API (JPA), the Java API for WebSocket, Contexts and Dependency ...

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