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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
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Advice for flows

Faces Flows are a very useful feature in JSF 2.2, because they allow developers and designers to put together components that achieve customer (or user centric) goals. They also allow an architect to define groups of page views and controllers into specific business defined components. If the designer is careful, they can be linked together efficiently and decoupled from dependencies in meaningful strategies. The following points should be kept in mind while using Faces Flows:

  • Start small: Design a Faces Flow that achieves one responsibility and one goal. Don't try to build the entire process in a single flow.

  • Pass entities and meaning types: Implement Faces Flows that accept data entities and transfer objects.

  • Compose flows together: Group together common flows that achieve a similar goal. In a checkout process, you may have a flow dedicated to the shipping address and a flow responsible for payments. These two flows can be invoked by a master flow that handles the entire...