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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
About the Reviewers

Server-side Java

Our Java EE application for the caseworker system is built around RESTful services, Java WebSocket, JSON-P, and Java Persistence.


This section of the book relies on a prior understanding of Java EE development from the elementary level. I recommend that you read the sister book Java EE 7 Development Handbook, especially if you find some of these topics difficult to follow.

Entity objects

The server-side would be nothing without a couple of domain objects. It should not be surprising that these are called CaseRecord and Task.

The following is the extracted CaseRecord entity object with full annotations:

    query = "select c from CaseRecord c order by c.lastName, c.firstName"),
    /* ... */
@Table(name = "CASE_RECORD")
public class CaseRecord {
  @Id @GeneratedValue(strategy = GenerationType.AUTO)
  private Integer id;
  @NotEmpty @Size(max=64) private String lastName;
  @NotEmpty @Size(max=64) private...