J2EEApplications and BEA WebLogic Serverreg;Second Edition Revised by Angela Yochem David Carlson Tad Stephens A revised and updated edition of the best-selling book by Michael Girdley, Rob Woollen, and Sanda L. Emerson, this is your start-to-finish guide to developing Web-based applications using J2EE 1.3 (with references to 1.4 features) and the new BEA WebLogic Server 8.1. One step at a time, and one technology at a time, the authors walk you through building a complete, robust Web application. You'll prototype user interfaces, code server-side presentation logic and JSPs, implement database connectivity, establish central registries, provide JMS messaging, code EJBs, even integrate email facilities. Along the way, you'll discover how each module fits into your overall application design, as you learn best practices for enhancing availability, reliability, and security. Coverage includes: Leveraging the Model-View-Controller (MVC) design pattern Using JDBC and BEA WebLogic's transaction support to integrate enterprise databases Preparing your applications to run in clustered BEA WebLogic Server environments Developing EJBs that fully leverage BEA WebLogic Server's container services Best practices and guidelines for testing, compilation, and deployment Working with WebLogic Workshop, BEA's unified development environment Utilizing BEA WebLogic Platform to integrate business processes and back office systems in an end-to-end application framework J2EE Applications and BEA WebLogic Server, Second Edition is highly approachable for WebLogic beginners, and exceptionally useful for experienced developers. Whatever your background, it'll help you build the high-performance, high-value Web applications your business demands. PRENTICE HALL Professional Technical Reference Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458 www.phptr.com $49.99 U.S./$71.99 Canada Copyright Pearson Education. All rights reserved.Girdley, Michael is the author of 'J2Ee Applications and Bea Weblogic Server', published 2004 under ISBN 9780131015524 and ISBN 0131015524.