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Digital Java EE 7 Web Application Development

By : Peter Pilgrim
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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
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We made tremendous strides in this chapter towards a working application by examining a popular and contemporary business model. We looked at how conversational scope could help drive an instant secure lending application. Conversation scope allows us to easily write the customer journey and the wizard form that takes the user gradually through a process. Conversation scope ensures that data is stored over a lifecycle between the request and the session scopes.

We talked very briefly about a useful design pattern called Entity-Control-Boundary. It was revealed how this pattern is similar to the MVC pattern.

Along the way, we saw a JavaScript module that linked an HTML5 range component together with a Bootstrap CSS Progress element. We studied how JSF provides AJAX with partial updates of a view. We also learnt that we could replace static singleton classes with the CDI application-scoped POJOs.

Finally, we took a deep dive into custom composite components. We now know how to write a...