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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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In recent years, one particular JavaScript client-side framework has emerged as a strong contender for building single page applications for enterprise business. It is called AngularJS ( and is supported and licensed by Google. The software repository can be found on GitHub at I should say that it is not the only framework to provide DOM two-way binding, Model-View Controller, templating, modules, services, and factories.

In this book, we are only concerned with AngularJS, but you should be aware of two major competitors in the JavaScript client-side world, namely Backbone.js and Ember.js. Due to the scope of the task, we hit the ground with the AngularJS framework, and in this chapter there is beginner's introduction to the framework. We will cover the AngularJS version 1.3.15 running against Java EE 7.


For a thorough discussion on AngularJS and client-side JavaScript from the ground up, we recommend reading another...