Chapter 1. A J2EE Adaptive Foundation

The Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE) is the premier development platform for distributed enterprise-level solutions. By incorporating a wealth of enterprise services under the umbrella of the J2EE framework, the J2EE platform enables the skilled Java engineer to build and deploy component-based, multitiered software applications.

I believe the J2EE platform provides the services necessary for building quality enterprise solutions, but that J2EE by itself is not sufficient to deliver systems within the tight timeframes demanded by modern businesses. Achieving this goal requires taking a broader view of the enterprise-software development process than purely focusing on the services of the J2EE Framework. ...

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