1 Introduction and Roadmap

This chapter describes the contents and audience for this guide—Developing Java EE Management Applications for Oracle WebLogic Server.

This chapter includes the following sections:

Guide to This Document

This document is organized as follows:

  • This chapter, Introduction and Roadmap, describes the scope and organization of this guide.

  • Using the Java EE Management APIs, introduces JMX and describes common ways to use it in conjunction with other WebLogic Server management features and describes WebLogic-specific extensions to JSR 77.

New and Changed Features in this Release

For a comprehensive listing of the new WebLogic Server features introduced in this release, see What's New in Oracle WebLogic Server