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Building Modern Java Enterprise Apps: JPA, EJB3, & JSF



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Gain in-depth knowledge integrating JPA and EJB with modern web technologies. In this Java Enterprise apps training course, you learn how to implement high-performing, scalable, and secure transactional web-based applications, and how Java Enterprise Edition (Java EE) offers a simple and comprehensive approach to building state-of-the-art enterprise applications.

You Will Learn How To

  • Architect, deploy, and secure enterprise applications with Java EE
  • Store and retrieve Java objects in relational databases using JPA
  • Effectively build business logic using Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB3)
  • Create rich web-based interfaces using JSF

Important Course Information


  • Real-world programming experience at the level of:
  • You should have:
    • An understanding of Java classes and the inheritance model
    • The ability to use standard Java APIs
    • Some knowledge of web technologies, including HTML and JavaScript

Course Outline

  • Enterprise Application Development
  • Establishing components of an enterprise architecture
  • Streamlining the development process with Java EE
  • Mapping with Java Persistence API (JPA)

Demystifying the JPA architecture

  • Identifying the major components of JPA
  • Establishing access with the EntityManager

Applying JPA core operations

  • Persisting and retrieving entity objects
  • Employing JPA to manually manage transactions
  • Updating and deleting entity objects in the database
  • Handling Complex Object Relationships

Effectively representing object associations

  • Capturing single- and multi-valued associations
  • Representing Java collections

Choosing appropriate inheritance strategies

  • Employing techniques for class-to-database mapping
  • Contrasting the database schema for different inheritance strategies

Working with Java Persistence Query Language (JPQL)

  • Selecting data with the JPQL API
  • Building maintainable database access with named queries
  • Avoiding SQL insertion attacks with query parameters
  • Building a Scalable and Dynamic Middle Tier with EJB

Implementing the business tier with EJB stateless and stateful beans

  • Encapsulating scalable business logic with JavaBeans
  • Accessing session beans remotely
  • Managing conversation across multiple requests with stateful beans

Applying advanced strategies of session beans

  • Adding behaviors with method interceptors
  • Triggering timer-based and asynchronous services

Exploring other EJB types

  • Managing resources with Singleton beans
  • Implementing robust message receivers with MDB
  • Managing Transactions and Security with EJB

Applying declarative transactions with JPA

  • Approaches to working with Java Transaction API (JTA)
  • Managing transaction strategies with annotations

Securing a Java EE application

  • Enforcing application security with Java EE
  • Configuring authentication and authorization across the tiers
  • Generating Modern User Interfaces with JavaServer Faces (JSF)

JSF architecture

  • Exploring the request processing cycle
  • Managing application flow using JSF navigation model

Constructing a JSF application

  • Creating views with JSF custom tags
  • Handling user events with backing beans
  • Taking advantage of the Unified Expression Language

Building views with facelets

  • Arranging the UI component layout
  • Localizing messages using Resource Bundles
  • Achieving code reuse with templates

Leveraging Ajax to improve the user experience

  • Sharpening response with the asynchronous web model
  • Combining Ajax functionality with JSF
  • Building Responsive Websites with JavaScript Libraries

Exchanging information with JSON

  • JSON: The format for Web 2.0
  • Syntax and samples of JSON formatting

The responsive web

  • Combining HTML formatting with JavaScript actions
  • Building client-side Models, Views and Routes

Communicating with Java EE via REST

  • Accessing a REST service with an Ajax call
  • Generating a JSON response on the server side
  • Examining a Complete Application
  • Creating an example list-detail application
  • Tailoring the sample application to make it your own
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*Informal discussion with instructor about your projects or areas of special interest: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

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