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.
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.
Digging into the NetBeans Java Editor
14 Dec 2011
Tip - Geertjan Wielenga, of the Oracle NetBeans Team, explains the inner workings of the NetBeans IDE and the Java Editor at its core.
Ruggedization of embedded systems opens options for Java developers
19 Sep 2011
Tip - Ruggedization is making embedded hardware less delicate, which in turn is making room for Java developers to build better embedded software.
Hand pick the right software project for your situation
04 Aug 2011
Tip - There are many software projects in the Java ecosystem; it is critical to be able to evaluate the suitability of a given library or tool.
IBM Installation/Configuration Tip #1 – Installation problems and vpd.properties
14 Jun 2011
Tip - If you’ve ever had a problem reinstalling WebSphere Portal, and received a message indicating that the software is already installed, then this tip might be for you.
Prompting for an Eclipse workspace location
08 Jun 2011
Quick Tip - When working with multiple active Eclipse workspace locations, you can save yourself time by setting Eclipse to prompt you for the right workspace location at startup.