Getting Started with Oracle WebLogic Server 12c: Developer's Guide

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  • Create and package applications and shared libraries that use Java EE resources such aspersistence layer, interceptors, and managed beans
  • Expose and consume Web Services using both SOAP (JAX-WS) and REST (JAX-RS) technologies
  • Utilize WebLogic Server’s security providers to add authentication and authorization to an application
  • Publish and consume messages using JMS features, understanding and programming both server and standalone client pieces
  • Scale up your application using features such as session replication, caching and optimized data access
  • Unlock WebLogic’ full potential with expert performance tuning tips
  • Understand the concepts and usage of validators, events, and listeners

Oracle WebLogic server has long been the most important, and most innovative, application server on the market. The updates in the 12c release have seen changes to the Java EE runtime and JDK version, providing developers and administrators more powerful and feature-packed functionalities.

Getting Started with Oracle WebLogic Server 12c: Developer’s Guide provides a practical, hands-on, introduction to the application server, helping beginners and intermediate users alike get up to speed with Java EE development, using the Oracle application server.

Starting with an overview of the new features of JDK 7 and Java EE 6, Getting Started with Oracle WebLogic Server 12c quickly moves on to showing you how to set up a WebLogic development environment, by creating a domain and setting it up to deploy the application.

Once set up, we then explain how to use the key components of WebLogic Server, showing you how to apply them using a sample application that is continually developed throughout the chapters. On the way, we’ll also be exploring Java EE 6 features such as context injection, persistence layer and transactions.

After the application has been built, you will then learn how to tune its performance with some expert WebLogic Server tips.

  • Create a complete Java EE 6 application leveraging WebLogic features like JMS, SOAP and RESTful Web Services
  • Learn how to use Oracle WebLogic Server's key components and features
  • Step-by-step instructions with screenshots and code samples to help understand and apply concepts
Page Count 374
Course Length 11 hours 13 minutes
ISBN 9781849686969
Date Of Publication 23 Sep 2013


Fabio Mazanatti Nunes

Fabio Mazanatti Nunes: With more than two decades of experience in system design and development, Fabio worked in a wide range of projects and architectures (mainframe, client-server, distributed architecture, and SOA) for large corporations in Brazil, and for the last dozen years, he specialized in the architecture and implementation of Java EE and SOA solutions, mainly using BEA and Oracle products. You can find more material related to t hese topics on his blog,

William Markito Oliveira

William Markito Oliveira has more than 15 years of experience in software development, including solution architecture and consulting. For the last few years, he had focused on Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) solutions, Enterprise Application Integration (EAI), and system optimization. Currently, he is looking into cloud systems with specific focus on in-memory data grid and Java EE. He is also a member of the Java EE Tutorial documentation team, helping with write-ups and code examples about new Java EE technologies and can be reached at Twitter (@william_markito) or through his blog, He has authored another book, The Java EE 6 Tutorial: Advanced Topics, Fourth Edition, Addison-Wesley Professional, 978-0-13708-186-8.