Oracle ATG Web Commerce products are packaged as separate application modules. An application module groups application files and configuration files into a discrete package for deployment. Application modules exist in the Oracle ATG Web Commerce installation as a set of directories defined by a manifest file. When you assemble an application, these modules are analyzed to determine the CLASSPATH, configuration path, and inter-module dependencies.

Application modules provide the following core features:

The basic module and update mechanisms rely on the standard JAR manifest format; for information, see the Oracle Web site.

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