Chapter 1. Getting Started with JBoss AS 7

In this book, we will learn how to develop applications on the JBoss Application Server Release 7, which marks a giant leap from previous application server releases. The new application server features a truly modular, blazingly fast container that can be managed either as a standalone process or as part of a domain of servers.

The focus of this book is on application development; therefore, we will need at first to gather all resources required for delivering our applications. More in detail, in this chapter we will cover the following topics:

  • An overview of Java EE and JBoss AS 7
  • Preparing your environment for the installation
  • Downloading and installing JBoss AS 7
  • Verifying the JBoss AS installation
  • Installing ...

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