JBoss AS is the most used Java application server on the market meeting high standards of reliability, efficiency, and robustness and is used to build powerful and secure Java EE applications. It supports the most important areas of Java Enterprise programming including EJB 3.0, dependency injection, web services, the security framework, and more. Getting started with JBoss application server development can be challenging; however, with the right approach and guidance, you can easily master it and this book promises that.
Written in an easy-to-read style, this book will take you from the basics of JBoss AS-such as installing core components and plug-ins-to the skills that will make you a JBoss developer to be reckoned with, covering advanced topics such as developing applications with JBoss Messaging service, JBoss web services, clustered applications, and more.
You will learn the necessary steps to install a suitable environment for developing enterprise applications on JBoss AS. Then, your journey will continue through the heart of the application server, explaining how to customize each service for optimal usage. You will learn how to design Enterprise applications using Eclipse and JBoss plug-ins. You will then learn how to enable distributed communication using JMS. Storing and retrieving objects will be made easier using Hibernate. The core section of the book will take you into the programming arena with tested, real-world examples. The example programs have been carefully crafted to be easy to understand and useful as starting points for your applications.
This book will kick-start your productivity and help you to master JBoss AS development. The author's experience with JBoss enables him to share insights on JBoss AS development, in a clear and friendly way. By the end of the book, you will have the confidence to apply all the newest programming techniques to your JBoss applications.
This practical guide will show you how to gain hands-on experience rapidly on Java EE development using JBoss AS with easy-to-understand and practical programming examples
What you will learn from this book :
Install the server core components and the development environment for JBoss AS easily and quickly
Master the JBoss core services and tackle most common configuration issues
Set up, configure, and deploy a complete Java EE Application on JBoss AS
Learn all the nuts and bolts of the new JMS Provider: JBoss Messaging service
Seamlessly integrate your Hibernate applications into the application server architecture
Understand what Managed services are and how they can boost your applications
Easily develop web applications using JBoss web services
Learn theory behind clustering and see some concrete programming examples
Secure your applications using JBoss security framework
This book follows a tutorial-based approach starting with simple examples, which are enriched in the following chapters as new topics are introduced. Each chapter provides clear instructions and detailed screenshots, as the user approaches a new facet of the development environment. Most complex topics have been explained using practical examples, which will help you to master JBoss AS development.
Who this book is written for
If you are a Java architect or developer who wants to get the most out of the latest release of the JBoss application server or a JBoss administrator who wants a clear and simple reference for JBoss services, this book is for you. You are not expected to have accumulated experience on the application server though you must know the basic concepts of Java EE.