Document Information


1.  Introduction

Requirements for This Tutorial

A Checklist

Getting the Tutorial Bundle

Getting the Java EE 5 SDK

Getting NetBeans 5.5

Configuring Your Environment

Building the Examples Using NetBeans IDE

Building the Examples on the Command-Line Using Ant

2.  The Java Platform, Enterprise Edition

3.  Creating Your First Java EE Application

4.  Building, Packaging, and Deploying and Running the Example Application

5.  Next Steps


Goals of This Tutorial

At the completion of this tutorial, you will:

  • Understand the basics of tiered applications

  • Understand the basics of the Java EE platform

  • Have created a multi-tiered Java EE application

  • Have deployed and run your application on a Java EE server

  • Know where to go next for more information on the Java EE platform