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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
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Handlebars Java

The Handlebars framework is a templating library for a developing web application. In its JavaScript incantation (, you might already have heard the digital interface developers raving about it. We will use the Handlebars Java port for the rest of this chapter.

The Handlebars framework permits the developers along with designers to write semantic templates. It is based on a slightly older templating framework called Mustache ( Both of these refer to the masculine facial hair that can be seen if you squint your eyes and look at a curly bracket rotated by 90 degrees.

Templating frameworks drive home the separation of concerns and reduction of mixing the business logic in the rendered page view as much as possible. The Handlebars framework borrows the double curly bracket notation from Mustache. For our masculine readers, this is a deliberate play on words and an idiosyncrasy of computer programming. The Handlebars framework...