Chapter 28. JSP Project II: Shopping Cart Application

Welcome to the final chapter of the book! You've come a long way since the humble beginnings of Chapter 1. This chapter, together with Chapter 27, applies some of the tools and techniques that have been covered in the preceding 26 chapters and illustrates them in the context of a real-world application. In addition to the general JSP usage explained in the book, this chapter focuses on the concepts covered in the following chapters for building an application:

You should make yourself familiar with the content of these chapters before embarking on this one. By the end of this chapter, you should have a much better understanding of how the tools and techniques explained in this book will help you develop your own applications.

This chapter is progressive. First the features of the application are discussed, much like a customer would describe them. The chapter then describes the design approach the application will take, examining the database schema and the key entities and objects involved. The development environment is then described, enabling you to replicate it on your own computer. Note that the source code of the application described in this chapter can be downloaded from the Wrox Web site at ...

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