Chapter 1. Getting Started with WildFly

Java Enterprise Edition provides a standard to develop enterprise software, but allows the developers to choose its specific implementation. For every technology that is included in the Java EE (Enterprise Edition) specification, there is a reference implementation; an open source library or component that fulfills all of the requirements. Companies and organizations can create their own versions of the components, which means that there is no central Java EE platform that everybody uses. In place of that, we get multiple approaches on the implemented specification, with improvements and optimizations for specific cases. At the time of writing this, there are about 20 certified (full) implementations of ...

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