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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
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Introducing the jQuery framework

jQuery ( is a cross-platform JavaScript framework for client-side web application development. It is a survivor from the original AJAX craze from 2004 and 2005, where it was and still is competing with Prototype ( and Scriptaculous ( jQuery has been called the equivalent of what the Java Collections framework did for the Java programming language. According to Wikipedia, jQuery is 70 percent of the 10,000 most visited websites in the world. In other words, it is the first JavaScript framework that really caught the attention of the developers and caused them to rethink the furthest capabilities of the underlying language. jQuery is free and provided under the MIT open source license.

jQuery was built to make the manipulation of the Document Object Model (DOM) easier and apply CSS to the HTML elements. In jQuery, there is a secret sauce called Sizzle, which is a selector engine that traverses...