Additional resources are available to help you learn more about GlassFish Server 3.1 and related technologies.
The following resources are described here:
Comprehensive product documentation is available and includes the following.
Oracle GlassFish Server 3.1-3.1.1 Release Notes: Latest details about new features, known issues, and tips for installing and working with GlassFish Server software.
GlassFish Server Documentation Library: Collection of guides that document GlassFish Server features and functions.
GlassFish Server Screencasts: Collection of video recordings that demonstrate various features and provide examples for working with GlassFish Server and related technologies.
GlassFish Server FAQs: Frequently asked questions covering a variety of GlassFish Server topics.
The following resources will help you connect with other users, learn more about GlassFish Server, and get help if needed.
GlassFish Forum: Public online discussion forum that provides community support and tips for working with GlassFish Server.
GlassFish Wiki: Community site that provides a wide range of information related to GlassFish Server.
GlassFish Documentation Project: Documentation community site that provides details about GlassFish Server documentation and how you can participate.
GlassFish Quality Community: Quality community site focused on testing and improving GlassFish Server.
The following tutorials provide working examples and detailed instructions for creating enterprise applications for the Java EE 6 platform.
Your First Cup: An Introduction to the Java EE Platform: Provides a short tutorial for beginning Java EE programmers that shows how to develop a simple enterprise application from scratch. The sample application consists of four main components: a JAX-RS RESTful web service, an enterprise bean, a Java Persistence API entity, and a web application created with JavaServer Faces Facelets technology.
The Java EE 6 Tutorial: Provides a beginner's guide to developing enterprise applications for GlassFish Server. The tutorial includes working examples and instructions for creating applications with Java EE 6 technologies, including Java Servlets, JavaServer Faces, Facelets, RESTful Web Services, Enterprise JavaBeans, Java Persistence API, Contexts and Dependency Injection for the Java EE platform, and more. The document is also available through Update Tool.
The sample applications demonstrate Java EE 6 technologies. The samples are available through Update Tool and also as part of the Java EE 6 SDK distributions. The SDK distributions are available from the Java EE downloads page.