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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
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I will introduce you to one more JavaScript framework that can be helpful in development. UnderscoreJS ( is a framework that brings functional programming constructs and techniques to the language. The library contains over 100 methods that add functional support to JavaScript.

UnderscoreJS is a single JavaScript file downloaded just like jQuery and RequireJS. If you add the requisite versioned underscore.js file to the /js/lib folder, then you already have the means to inject it into your application. Here is the additional configuration in the file, require-setup.js:

var require = {
  shim: {
    "bootstrap" : { "deps" :['jquery'] },
    "jquery": { exports: '$' },
    "underscore": { exports: '_'}
  paths: {
    "jquery" : "jquery-2.1.3",
    "bootstrap" : "bootstrap-3.2.0",  
    "underscore" : "underscore-1.8.2"

UnderscoreJS exports the symbol underscore (_) for its library to a developer and its function methods are accessible through...