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Digital Java EE 7 Web Application Development

By : Peter Pilgrim
Book Image

Digital Java EE 7 Web Application Development

By: Peter Pilgrim

Overview of this book

Digital Java EE 7 presents you with an opportunity to master writing great enterprise web software using the Java EE 7 platform with the modern approach to digital service standards. You will first learn about the lifecycle and phases of JavaServer Faces, become completely proficient with different validation models and schemes, and then find out exactly how to apply AJAX validations and requests. Next, you will touch base with JSF in order to understand how relevant CDI scopes work. Later, you’ll discover how to add finesse and pizzazz to your digital work in order to improve the design of your e-commerce application. Finally, you will deep dive into AngularJS development in order to keep pace with other popular choices, such as Backbone and Ember JS. By the end of this thorough guide, you’ll have polished your skills on the Digital Java EE 7 platform and be able to creat exiting web application.
Table of Contents (21 chapters)
Digital Java EE 7 Web Application Development
About the Author
About the Reviewers

The MVC design pattern

The MVC design describes a set of design patterns that aim to separate the concerns of a user interface from the application logic that semantically binds them. The Model describes the business logic. The View denotes the presentation—the abstract surface that the user senses and also interacts with. The Controller denotes the component that handles the interaction between the model and view. The original idea of MVC stemmed from Trygve Reenskaug, who introduced the concept in the Smalltalk programming language during the 1970s. The pattern was subsequently implemented and popularized in the Smalltalk-80 before it was adopted in the wider software engineering community. MVC is famous for its ideas about the division of labor and the separation of responsibilities between the components.

We call it MVC patterns because the plural term describes a set of related derivatives of the classic pattern as group patterns.

The MVC pattern has subsequently evolved, giving rise...