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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
About the Reviewers

Single-page applications

The design philosophy behind building an application on a single page such that it resembles a desktop application is in marked contrast to the JavaServer Faces' original design of navigation links between pages. JSF 1.0 was created in the early noughties, long before the rediscovery of the XMLHttpRequest JavaScript object and Google Maps in 2005, so that historical note should not be a surprise ( It is entirely possible to write JSF as a single-page application, but I would not recommend the effort of forcing a square peg into a round hole! JSF lends itself to applications that are extremely stateful in nature and design, where the customer journey is based on page-to-page navigation. In the previous chapters, we have already covered a great deal about stateful web applications with JSF, flow scopes, conversations, and view-scoped beans. If you are not thorough with those concepts, then I strongly recommend you revise...