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Author Archives: Francesco Marchioni

Tomcat to Wildfly: Configuring Database connectivity

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This excerpt has been taken from the “From Tomcat to WildFly” book in which you’ll learn how to port your existing Tomcat architectures to WildFly, including both the server configuration and the applications running on the top of it. WildFly is a fully compliant Java Enterprise Edition 7 container with a much wider set of available services and options compared ...

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Developing a top-down Web Service project

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This is a sample chapter taken from the Advanced JAX-WS Web Services book edited by Alessio Soldano. The bottom-up approach for creating a Web Service endpoint has been introduced in the first chapter. It allows exposing existing beans as Web Service endpoints very quickly: in most cases, turning the classes into endpoints is a matter of simply adding few annotations ...

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Java EE Concurrency API Tutorial

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This is a sample chapter taken from the Practical Java EE 7 development on WildFly book edited by Francesco Marchioni. This chapter discusses about the new Java EE Concurrency API (JSR 236) which outlines a standard way for executing tasks in parallel on a Java EE Container using a set of Managed resources. In order to describe how to use ...

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Entering Undertow Web server

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With the arrival of Java EE 7 and the requirement to handle advanced features such as the Web Sockets API and HTTP upgrades (e.g. EJB over HTTP), an important decision has been made by the WildFly development team. After a long commitment to JBoss Web Server (a fork of Apache Tomcat), the new release of the application server is now ...

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Creating deployment plans with Oracle WebLogic

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Creating deployment plans Deployment plans are part of the JSR-88 deployment standard, although not explicitly stated in this standard. A deployment plan is an XML document that defines a custom WebLogic Server deployment environment. This configuration can be used to override the specific settings defined into the application archive. There are many reasons why you may not want to modify ...

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JBoss AS 7 classloading explained

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This is a sample chapter taken from JBoss AS 7 Configuration Deployment and Administration book edited by Francesco Marchioni who is running a JBoss focused portal named mastertheboss.com. As mandated by Java EE specifications, an application server should ideally give its deployed applications the freedom to use whatever utility library and whatever version of it, regardless of the presence of ...

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