Dive deep into GlassFish 4 Application Server using Packt’s new book and eBook

April 2014 | Java, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new book and eBook Java EE 7 with GlassFish 4 Application Server. This book helps readers install and configure GlassFish 4. It covers all major Java EE 7 APIs and includes new additions such as JSON Processing. Packed with clear, step-by-step instructions, practical examples, and straightforward explanations, this book will take readers on a journey through all the major Java EE 7 APIs and the details of the GlassFish 4 server. This 348-page book is now available in print for $54.99 and all the popular eBook formats for $26.39.

About the author:
David Heffelfinger is the Chief Technology Officer of Ensode Technology, LLC, a software consulting firm based in the greater Washington DC area. He has been architecting, designing, and developing software professionally since 1995 and has been using Java as his primary programming language since 1996. He has worked on many large scale projects for several clients including the US Department of Homeland Security, Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, and the US Department of Defense. He has a Masters' degree in Software Engineering from Southern Methodist University. David is editor in chief of Ensode.net (http://www.ensode.net), a website about Java, Linux, and other technology topics.

GlassFish Open Source Edition 4.0, branded as the "World's first Java EE 7 Application Server" was announced by Oracle Corporation's open source JEE application server after the release of GlassFish 3.0. The new feature set for GlassFish 4.0 is a virtual replica of the Java EE 7 release notes. Oracle states on their GlassFish "Road Map" that "the Java EE Reference Implementation is a subset of GlassFish, and therefore the GlassFish roadmap is closely tied to Java EE releases."

Java EE 7 with GlassFish 4 Application Server explores the installation and configuration of GlassFish, and then teachers readers about Java EE 7 application development, covering all major Java EE 7 APIs. It focuses on going beyond the basics to develop Java applications deployed to the GlassFish 4 application server. Readers will discover all the major Java EE 7 APIs including JSF 2.2, EJB 3.2, CDI 1.1, the Java API for WebSocket, JAX-WS, JAX-RS, and more. 

The book also introduces JSON-P, the Java API for JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) processing, to readers. This advanced topic shows readers how the two APIs are used to process a JSON function, namely the Model API and the Streaming API. Apart from revisiting Java Server Faces (JSF), it tells readers why Facelets, the new features introduced in modern versions of JSF, are the preferred view technology over Java Server Pages (JSP).

Java EE 7 with GlassFish 4 Application Server covers the following essential topics:
Chapter 1: Getting Started with GlassFish
Chapter 2: JavaServer Faces
Chapter 3: Object Relational Mapping with JPA
Chapter 4: Enterprise JavaBeans
Chapter 5: Contexts and Dependency Injection
Chapter 6: JSON Processing with JSON-P
Chapter 7: WebSockets
Chapter 8: The Java Message Service
Chapter 9: Securing Java EE Applications
Chapter 10: Web Services with JAX-WS
Chapter 11: Developing RESTful Web Services with JAX-RS

This book is idea for Java developers who wants to become proficient with Java EE 7. Readers are expected to have some experience with Java and to have developed and deployed applications in the past, but don’t need any previous knowledge of Java EE or J2EE.

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Java EE 7 with GlassFish 4 Application Server

A practical guide to install and configure the Glassfish 4 application server and develop Java EE 7 applications to be deployed to this server

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