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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

Chapter 9. Java EE MVC Framework


"Compared even to the development of the phone or TV, the Web developed very quickly."

 --Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web

In the past couple of chapters, we reviewed the web application service from the perspective of the client side. For this last chapter, we will return to the digital application written mainly on the server-side. We will examine a brand new specification under the Java EE umbrella. It is called Model-View-Controller (MVC) and falls under the Java EE 8 release (March 2017) with JSR 371 ( At the time of writing this book, there was already an Early Draft Release of Java EE MVC that demonstrates the working of the reference implementation called Ozark (

The MVC framework is based on a design pattern that was invented in the Smalltalk programming language and environment, which was particularly common in the early user interface applications. The idea...