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Jakarta EE 9 Web Profile Fundamentals

by Kevin Jones

Jakarta EE 9: Web Profile is one of the most popular server-side frameworks in use today. This course will teach you the fundamentals of developing web apps using Servlets,JSPs and other parts of the Jakarta Web Profile.

What you'll learn

In this course we will learn to write server side web applications in Java. Jakarta Web Profile 9.0 is the latest in a long line of JEE (preveiously J2EE) specifications that cover server side, or enterprise, Java developemnt. This course covers thw Jakarta Web Profile, and that web profile specifies how Servlets, Jakarta Server Pages (JSP) and other Java web technologies work. Why are these fundamentals important? Well, because they underpin many of the Java web frameworks that exist today such as Spring MVC. For this course you will write an MVC style application which will use a Servlet as it's main controller, that means you will understand how to write and deploy servlets and. We will show how to use JSPs as the view technology withing this framework, and use the 'expression language' and 'tag libraries' to make these pages dynamic.You will learn how to use sessions to manage users and cookies to maange persistent user related state. On top of this you will understand how to use serlvet filters and events to track and respond to incoming HTTP requests and to transform the data in those requests and responses. You will also see how to write asynchronous servlets to help with scalability on the server side

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About the author

A long time ago in a university far, far away Kevin fell in love with programming. Initially on the university's DEC20 computer doing BASIC and Pascal and a little bit of Fortran. His first job had him writing batch PL/1 on an IBM mainframe where he also discovered the arcane delights of JCL. He soon realized the multiuser systems were not for him after discovering the delights of dBase IV on IBM PCs. From here it was all downhill as he became addicted to C and the Windows API. Just missing out ... more

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