Setting Up the Development Environment

This appendix focuses on setting up your development environment so you can do some hands-on work by following the code snippets listed in the previous chapters. This book has lots of code, and most of the chapters have a “Putting It All Together” section. This section provides a step-by-step example showing how to develop, compile, deploy, execute, unit-test, and integration-test a component. To run these examples, you need to install the required software:

  • JDK 1.7
  • Maven 3
  • JUnit 4
  • Derby 10.8 database (a.k.a. Java DB)
  • GlassFish 4 application server

JDK 1.7

Essential for the development and the ...

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