Java EE development and enterprise Java platforms
Java Enterprise Edition (Java EE) is a platform for developing server applications in the Java programming language. Java EE development is considered the de facto standard. In this section you will discover Java EE development utilities, find out what it means to be Java EE compliant, and learn about enterprise Java strategies for application developers and architects.
Improving software quality in every application lifecycle management (ALM) stage
23 Mar 2015
Tip - Development lifecycles have become tremendously compressed, which means many stages of the application lifecycle management process are iterated over time and time again. Here are some lessons SFactory's Sorin Zaporojan learned throughout the ALM process.
Java platform: Invigorating robustness and simplicity
16 Feb 2015
Tip - Java platform architects reminisce about the design of Java and how the platform is being pushed forward.
How to ensure continuous integration leads to continuous improvement
18 Dec 2014
Tip - Many organizations employ continuous integration strategies, but beyond simplifying DevOps, CI systems should contribute to continuous improvement of software quality as well. Here are some tips on how to ensure that happens.
Java 8, Project Lambda brew up scalability, automation
09 Dec 2014
Tip - The programming language’s new release gets help from nimble Project Lambda for easier and speedier development.
25 Apr 2014
Getting Java programmers up to speed on Java EE 7 need not be a 'Pilgrimage'
03 Jan 2014
Tip - Here we take a look at the top five features of Java EE 7 that traditional J2EE and standard edition Java developers will want to familiarize themselves. There are some cool features in Java EE 7, but they're evolutionary, not revolutionary, so a little...
How to get the Hibernate Session from the JPA 2.0 EntityManager
30 Jun 2013
Tip - This tip shows you how to get the Hibernate Session from the JPA EntityManager so you can perform functions only available from the JBoss Hibernate project.
Ten things project managers learn from off-the-shelf deployment tools
16 Nov 2012
Tip - Off-the-shelf deployment tools have disadvantages, but even without buying in, project managers can learn a lot from the pros who build the tools.
Server-side selector provides flexible DOM manipulation
22 Mar 2012
Tip - jQuery made DOM manipulation on the client side much more concise thanks to its CSS Selector mechanism, among other things. Now, the CSS selector technique has been extended to server side technology in ZK 6 under the guise of Java annotations.
Compare new Java Web application tools to the basics
20 Feb 2012
Tip - When evaluating new Java Web application tools look back to the most basic Java development tools and see where the new tool takes you from there.