Java EE Development with NetBeans 7
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Java EE Development with NetBeans 7

Develop professional enterprise Java EE applications by taking advantage of the time-saving features of the NetBeans 7
4.0 (17 ratings)
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What Will I Learn?
  • Develop Java web applications by leveraging NetBeaDevelop Java web applications by leveraging NetBeans functionalityns functionality
  • Use abstract common markup with Facelets templates
  • Develop applications adhering to the MVC design pattern with JSF-managed Beans
  • Validate user input with JSF validation
  • Develop custom JSF components and get to know front end JSF development with Facelets
  • Develop aesthetically pleasing web-based user interfaces with PrimeFaces
  • Generate JPA Entities and Data Access Objects (DAO's) from an existing database schema
  • Learn about the Java Persistence Query Language (JPQL)
  • Utilize EJB 3.1 session Beans, including transaction management, interceptors, and the EJB timer service
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  • Familiarity with NetBeans or Java EE is not assumed, however, knowledge of the Java language is assumed.

Java EE Development with NetBeans 7 video course provides hands-on instructions that show you how to take control of the environment and make use of these features to make your Enterprise Java application development more efficient and productive than ever before so that you can concentrate on the important parts of your application.

Java EE Development with NetBeans 7 shows you how to develop applications using the most important and latest Java EE technologies and APIs such as JavaServer Faces (JSF) 2.0, Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB) 3.1, and the Java Persistence API (JPA 2.0). The course is a practical guide explaining the various features of the NetBeans IDE related to Enterprise application development.

Java EE Development with NetBeans 7 covers all the major Java EE technologies, APIs, and the rapid development capabilities of the NetBeans IDE such as wizards and keyboard shortcuts. While focusing on NetBeans features, you will learn how to develop aesthetically pleasing web-based user interfaces using Java Server Faces. You’ll also learn how to take advantage of automated transaction handling and scalability via Enterprise JavaBeans, and how to simplify database access through the Java Persistence API.

By the end of this course, you will be able to develop Enterprise applications quickly and easily by taking advantage of several time-saving features of Oracle's NetBeans IDE.

About the Author

David R. Heffelfinger is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Ensode Technology, LLC, a software consulting firm based in the Greater Washington DC area. He has been architecting, designing, and developing software professionally since 1995. He has been using Java as his primary programming language since 1996. He has worked on many large-scale projects for several clients, including the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, and the U.S. Department of Defense. He has a master's degree in software engineering from Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas. David is a frequent speaker at Java conferences such as JavaOne.

Who is the target audience?
  • The video course is aimed at Java developers who wish to develop Java EE applications while taking advantage of NetBeans functionality to automate repetitive tasks and to ease their software development efforts.
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28 Lectures
Mastering the NetBeans Editor
4 Lectures 20:53

Significantly speed up development by taking advantage of code completion and code generation features of NetBeans

Code Completion and Generation

Speed up development by significantly reducing the time it takes to navigate through the code in our project

Code Navigation

Quickly refactor Java projects without any fear of breaking the code


Understand the structure of the code by interpreting NetBeans' visual cues

Preview 04:47
NetBeans Debugger
2 Lectures 12:26

Take advantage of the NetBeans debugger to be able to quickly find the cause of code defects


View the value of any variable in the scope by inspecting the variable's values in the variables window

Preview 03:23
JavaServer Faces (JSF)
8 Lectures 01:07:12

Developing web applications can be complex; JSF simplifies the process

Introduction to JSF

Pages in most web applications contain common areas such as headers, footers, and menus, which are shown in every page. Facelets templating allows us to define these common areas in a template, and have all the pages in the application simply use the template

Preview 06:08

Access the Managed Beans’ properties from a JSF page. Access a JSF Managed Bean from another Managed Bean. Use the Managed Bean's Action methods for dynamic navigation

Managed Beans

The Contexts and Dependency Injection (CDI) API allows us to seamlessly integrate the architectural layers of our Java EE applications


Validate input using JSF standard validators

JSF Validation

Create maintainable markup with JSF composite components

Composite Components

Easily create elegant web applications by leveraging PrimeFaces JSF components


Use PrimeFaces to lay out our web pages. Automatically indicate required fields with the PrimeFaces output label component

Additional PrimeFaces Components
Java Persistence API
4 Lectures 26:04

Map Java classes to database tables

Introduction to JPA

Develop client code to interact with the database through the generated JPA code

Introduction to JPA (Cont)

Map entity relationships (one to many, many to one, one to one, and many to many) in JPA code

Preview 04:38

Quickly generate JSF applications from JPA entities with NetBeans wizards

JSF Application Generation from JPA Entities
Java Persistence Query Language (JPQL) and the Criteria API
6 Lectures 41:20

Familiarize yourself with JPQL

Selecting Database Data with the Java Persistence Query Language (JPQL)

Learn how to insert database data with the JPA Java API

Updating Database Data with JPA and JPQL

Learn how to modify the JSF markup

Preview 04:04

JPQL Named Queries provide a standard way to declare JPQL queries, facilitating code reuse

JPQL Named Queries

The NetBeans JPQL editor provides a simple way of testing JPQL queries

NetBeans JPQL Editor

Understand how to build queries with the JPA Criteria API

Selecting Data with the JPA Criteria API
Session Beans
4 Lectures 26:50

Session Beans allow application developers to focus on implementing business logic, while the application server takes care of enterprise application requirements such as scalability, transactions, and security

Introduction to Session Beans

EJBs in general, and Session Beans in particular, automate transaction management; however, transaction behavior can be configured via the @TransactionAttribute annotation. This video describes how transactions are handled via the @TransactionAttribute annotation

Session Bean Transaction Management

This video explains how to implement Aspect Oriented Programming (AOP) with EJBs via interceptors

Session Bean Interceptors

Develop a stateless EJB by learning how to have an EJB method executed periodically, automatically, and without intervention

EJB Timer Service
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