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Part I Introduction

1.  Overview

2.  Using the Tutorial Examples

Part II The Web Tier

Web Applications

Web Application Life Cycle

Web Modules

Packaging Web Modules

Deploying a WAR File

Setting the Context Root

Deploying a Packaged Web Module

Testing Deployed Web Modules

Listing Deployed Web Modules

Updating Web Modules

Updating a Packaged Web Module

Dynamic Reloading

Undeploying Web Modules

Configuring Web Applications

Mapping URLs to Web Components

Setting the Component Alias

Declaring Welcome Files

Setting Initialization Parameters

Mapping Errors to Error Screens

Declaring Resource References

Declaring a Reference to a Resource

Declaring a Reference to a Web Service

Duke's Bookstore Examples

Accessing Databases from Web Applications

Populating the Example Database

Creating a Data Source in the Application Server

Further Information about Web Applications

4.  Java Servlet Technology

5.  JavaServer Pages Technology

6.  JavaServer Pages Documents

7.  JavaServer Pages Standard Tag Library

8.  Custom Tags in JSP Pages

9.  Scripting in JSP Pages

10.  JavaServer Faces Technology

11.  Using JavaServer Faces Technology in JSP Pages

12.  Developing with JavaServer Faces Technology

13.  Creating Custom UI Components

14.  Configuring JavaServer Faces Applications

15.  Internationalizing and Localizing Web Applications

Part III Web Services

16.  Building Web Services with JAX-WS

17.  Binding between XML Schema and Java Classes

18.  Streaming API for XML

19.  SOAP with Attachments API for Java

Part IV Enterprise Beans

20.  Enterprise Beans

21.  Getting Started with Enterprise Beans

22.  Session Bean Examples

23.  A Message-Driven Bean Example

Part V Persistence

24.  Introduction to the Java Persistence API

25.  Persistence in the Web Tier

26.  Persistence in the EJB Tier

27.  The Java Persistence Query Language

Part VI Services

28.  Introduction to Security in the Java EE Platform

29.  Securing Java EE Applications

30.  Securing Web Applications

31.  The Java Message Service API

32.  Java EE Examples Using the JMS API

33.  Transactions

34.  Resource Connections

35.  Connector Architecture

Part VII Case Studies

36.  The Coffee Break Application

37.  The Duke's Bank Application

Part VIII Appendixes

A.  Java Encoding Schemes

B.  About the Authors



Chapter 3

Getting Started with Web Applications

A web application is a dynamic extension of a web or application server. There are two types of web applications: