Fast Track to Java EE 5 with Servlets, JSP & JDBC on Tomcat/Eclipse Training

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Course Description

Java Enterprise Edition (Java EE 5) is a powerful platform for building web applications. The Java EE platform offers all the advantages of developing in Java plus a co mprehensive suite of server-side technologies. This course tells you what you n eed to know to design and build your own web applications. You'll learn the details of the key Java EE technologies and how to leverage the strengths of each, with special focus on Servlets and JSP. At the same time, you'll be learning about the big picture of Java EE and how to design web applications that are robust, efficien t, and maintainable. If you want to deliver an application on the web, you'll find th is course essential. The course begins with a discussion of web application architecture. A majo r part of the course is spent on Servlets and JavaServer Pages (JSP) with specia l focus on using the JSTL. It then covers JDBC, Java�¢����s database access technology. The course concludes with an in troduction to EJB and other important Java EE technologies. Throughout the course, students will create code for a online store. Students will learn not only specific topics and APIs but al so how to fit the pieces together into a complete application.
Course Length: 5 Days
Course Tuition: $2090 (US)


A working knowledge of Java.

Course Outline


1. Java EE Introduction
Java EE Overview
Java EE Technologies
Java EE Architecture

2. Web Application Basics
How the Web works, Thin Clients,
HTTP overview, Brief HTML review
Overview of J2EE
Web Applications - Structure and
Servlet Basics and Capabilities
Basics of Writing a Servlet

3. Servlet API
HTML Forms Review
HTTP Review: Request-response,
headers, GET, POST
Overview: How Servlets Work

4. Additional Servlet Capabilities
Working w/ HttpServletResponse
Error Handling: Error Pages and
Their Configuration

5. JavaServer Pages
Basics and Overview
Model View Controller (MVC)
Servlets as Controllers
Data Sharing in a Web App
JSP Expression Language (EL)
and Data Access
jsp:include, jsp:forward, the page Directive

6. Using Custom Tags
Custom tags overview
Reducing JSP complexity
Tag Libraries

7. HTTP Session Tracking
HTTP Session Overview
HTTP as a stateless protocol
Hidden form fields

8. More JSP Capabilities
Error Pages
JSPs as XML Documents
Scriptlets – Overview and Usage

9. More JSTL and EL
More about JSTL
Core, Formatting, SQL, XML, Functions
Custom Tag Architecture and Tag
Library Structure
More about JSTL
More about the JSP EL
Formatting: formatNumber, formatDate,
Resource Bundles
Using Common Tags

10. Security
J2EE Security Overview
Role Based Security
Declarative Security
Web Authentication - Basic, Form-
Based, Digest, HTTPS Client
Using Basic Authentication
Using Form-Based Authentication
Programmatic Security -
HttpServletRequest, Retrieving

11. Additional Topics
Design Issues
Custom Tags Using Tag Files
Servlet Filter Overview
Java ServerFaces (JSF) Overview

12. JDBC Introduction
Relational Database and JDBC
JDBC Architecture, JDBC API
Connecting to a database

13. Data Access with JDBC
DAO – Data Access Objects, O-R Mapping, Value Objects
Processing Database Data
JDBC Driver Types

14. Advanced Topics
Java Persistence API Overview
Advanced JDBC Features
Batch Updates, Scrollable Result
Sets, Row sets, User
Defined Types, BLOBS,

15. Java EE Database Integration
Environment Naming Context
(ENC) and Resource
JNDI Overview and the ENC
Connecting servlets to a database
via DataSource
Connection Pooling

16. Additional Topics
EJB Overview
High-level EJB architecture
Roles within EJB
Client view of a session bean
JNDI (Java Naming and
Directory Interface)
Remote and Home Interfaces
Writing an EJB client
XML and Web Services
Design Considerations: Web
Design, System
Architecture, Scalability,

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