Beginning JSP, JSF and Tomcat: Java Web Development

Book Description

Start building Java-based web applications now, even if you're a complete newcomer to Java. Comprehensive and example-driven, Beginning JSP, JSF, and Tomcat: Java Web Development, Second Edition is all you need to develop dynamic Java-based web applications using JSP, connect to databases with JSF, and put them into action using the world's most popular open source Java web server, Apache Tomcat.

  • A comprehensive introduction to JavaServer Pages (JSP), JavaServer Faces (JSF), and the Apache Tomcat web application server

  • Key concepts made easy to grasp by numerous working examples and a walkthrough of the development of a complete e-commerce project

  • Written for professionals by a practicing Java web application professional and expert

  • Table of Contents

    1. Title
    2. Contents at a Glance
    3. Contents
    4. About the Author
    5. About the Technical Reviewers
    6. Chapter 1: Introducing JSP and Tomcat
      1. Installing Java
      2. Installing Tomcat
      3. What Is JSP?
      4. Hello World!
      5. Listing the HTML-Request Parameters
      6. Summary
    7. Chapter 2: JSP Elements
      1. Introduction
      2. Scripting Elements and Java
      3. Implicit Objects
      4. Directive Elements
      5. Summary
    8. Chapter 3: JSP Application Architectures
      1. The Model 1 Architecture
      2. The Model 2 Architecture
      3. Eclipse
      4. A Better Online Bookshop
      5. The E-shop Architecture
      6. Summary
    9. Chapter 4: JSP in Action
      1. JSP Standard Actions
      2. Comments and Escape Characters
      3. JSP’s Tag Extension Mechanism
      4. JSTL and EL
      5. Summary
    10. Chapter 5: XML and JSP
      1. The XML Document
      2. Defining Your Own XML Documents
      3. JSTL-XML and XSL
      4. JSP in XML Syntax
      5. Summary
    11. Chapter 6: Databases
      1. MySQL
      2. Database Basics
      3. SQL Scripts
      4. Java API
      5. DB Access in E-shop
      6. What about the XML Syntax?
      7. Possible Alternatives to MySQL
      8. Summary
    12. Chapter 7: JavaServer Faces 2.2
      1. The simplef Application
      2. The simplefx and simpleh Applications
      3. The JSF Life Cycle
      4. The JSF Tag Libraries
      5. Summary
    13. Chapter 8: JSF and eshop
      1. eshopf
      2. Using and Creating Converters
      3. Using and Creating Validators
      4. Creating Custom Components
      5. faces-config.xml
      6. Summary
    14. Chapter 9: Tomcat
      1. Tomcat’s Architecture and server.xml
      2. Directory Structure
      3. Logging the Requests
      4. Tomcat on Port 80
      5. Creating a Virtual Host
      6. HTTPS
      7. Application Deployment
      8. Summary
    15. Chapter 10: eshop*
      1. The eshop Application
      2. The eshopx Application
      3. The eshopf Application
      4. Summary
    16. APPENDIX A: The Web Page
      1. The WWW Network
      2. URLs, Hosts, and Paths
      3. XHTML vs HTML
      4. XHTML/HTML Elements
      5. HTML5
      6. HTML Documents
      7. Standard Attributes
      8. Event Attributes
      9. Tables
      10. Input Forms
      11. Lists
      12. Image Maps
      13. Cascading Style Sheets
      14. Using a Style Sheet to Implement Tabs
      15. JavaScript
    17. APPENDIX B: SQL Practical Introduction
      1. SQL Terminology
      2. Transactions
      3. Conventions
      4. Statements
      5. Reserved SQL Keywords
    18. APPENDIX C: Abbreviations and Acronyms
    19. Index

    Product Information

    • Title: Beginning JSP, JSF and Tomcat: Java Web Development
    • Author(s): Giulio Zambon
    • Release date: September 2012
    • Publisher(s): Apress
    • ISBN: 9781430246237