Java Enterprise Edition (JavaEE) is a platform for enterprise computing for Java.

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What are these different Java versions for?

I am just about to start my Java journey, ( I've already dabbled in C++) but I am getting really confused about all the different versions of Java: JavaSE JavaEE JavaFX etc. Can someone explain ...
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Is object pooling a deprecated technique?

I am very familiar with the concept of object pooling and I always try to use it as much as possible. Additionally I always thought that object pooling is the standard norm as I have observed that ...
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Selecting a JAX-RS implementation for a new project

I'm starting a new Java project which will require a RESTful API. It will be a SaaS business application serving mobile clients. I have developed one project with Java EE 6, but I'm not very familiar ...
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Dev vs Stage environment vs Prod Environment

I work for a company where we build enterprise applications, and we maintain three environments: dev, stage and prod. The meaning of dev is intuitive: it's the environment used during development of ...
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Creating Java EE Projects with Maven

I've been developing Java EE web apps with Eclipse for about a year. My employer doesn't use Maven, but the more I read about it, the more convinced I am that Maven + Hudson will be greatly beneficial ...
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Is your company thinking of transitioning from java to another technology? [closed]

As every Java developer knows, Oracle bought Sun and the future of java looks quite unclear, specially since Oracle wants to monetize the JVM. Java as a language has also been stale in the last few ...
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What are the best things to put in my portfoilo to demonstrate my Java skills and make me more marketable?

I have studied Java for quite a while and written a lot of small SE programs. I have a good grasp on the language at this stage but unfortunately I do not work in the area of Java programming (as of ...
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Why isn't reflection on the SCJP / OCJP?

I read through Kathy Sierra's SCJP study guide and I will read it again more throughly to improve myself as a Java programmer and be able to take the certification either Java 6 or wait for the Java 7 ...
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How will writing the transaction part in Java benefit the security of the application, when all other parts are being written in PHP?

A friend of mine while working on a PHP application asked me to write one part of the application in Java. The part that involved transactions. He said it will be better to write this portion in Java. ...
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Are there any “enterprise ready” functional programming languages? [closed]

By "enterprise ready" I am referring to availability of tools: dependency management, build management, message servers, databases, application platforms and servers, and are secure and scale well? ...
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Why do almost all Java jobs (postings and from recruiters) say J2EE rather than the newer JEE versions? [closed]

I'm still fairly new to Java but have definite comfort now working within the framework I am used to which would mainly be focused on Spring, Hibernate and JEE 6. It seems like every time I talk to a ...
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When, how and why should one upgrade (Java) frameworks?

Short summary as introduction: We are a small Java web development team, creating applications using various frameworks and libraries like JSF, Hibernate, Seam, all together deployed in JBoss AS. ...
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Is there a recommended order to take the Oracle Java EE certification exams?

I recently passed the Oracle Certified Professional, Java SE 6 Programmer examination. Now, my boss would like me to take "the next step" to broaden my competence. I tried to explain that there is no ...
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Java but no JEE experience

I have quite extensive Java experience (many years of Swing, desktop apps, gigantic applets), but have done very little JEE - only one single gig for 9 months, but that was very narrow work where I ...
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How should I go about “overhauling” a large legacy application? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I’ve inherited 200K lines of spaghetti code — what now? For my next project, I've been tasked with "overhauling" a large legacy web application with many parts. It is a ...
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Is it fine to use logs in the Helper Methods?

I have been doubting for a long time whether or not to have a logger in methods (usually helper methods) like the one below. Whether we can print it in the method or print the response where the ...
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Desktop to Web - How to deal with user-interactive workflows

I start a new project this summer, consisting in developing a web version of a proprietary desktop ERP. The main goal of my company is to be able to propose a web version of its ERP, with all ...
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JavaEE server experience matters for a developer?

Lately I am seeing quite a few application development job ads asking for experience with this or that Java EE server. I can understand this if it is for a server administrator, however I find it ...
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exact answer for “what is j2ee?” - job interview [closed]

I'd like to ask if someone of you knows the exact meaning of JEE. That's because a collegue of mine was asked this question in a job interview, and was "unable to answer properly"... to speak with ...
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Node.js Or servlets?

I have heard a lot and read about the Javascript server side language i.e Node.js, and saw many comparisons in favor of Node. I don't understand what makes it better or faster, or how it even relates ...
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How to learn Java web application development? [closed]

I’m planning on making a Java web application using Amazon Web Services Elastic Beanstalk. AWS Elastic Beanstalk basically provides PaaS on top of AWS’s cloud computing resources. The problem I’m ...
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Heavy use of static methods in a Java EE web application?

Generally I am asking if this is a norm. The application architecture includes spring and the zk framework. I personally can't help but think this introduces a number of problems. I mean...this is a ...
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How to move to Java enterprise development after Python and Ruby? [closed]

I used to develop in Django/Python and Rails/Ruby (and before that C/C++ and C#), and I'm now at a job where we do enterprise Java development (Spring, Hibernate, RESTEasy, Maven, etc.) for web ...
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What kind of test should be given to Java EE programmers?

I'm looking to hire developers and I wish to test them. I have been especially told by my boss that we should have programmers on board that can consult on banking sector software and I'm to come up ...
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Web app outgrowing current framework

I have quite a bit of experience with using Django for websites and so when I started a new project I naturally chose to use Django for it. Everything went well for a time but now the application is ...
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Choosing right technology for messaging system

I'm working on a messaging system for two years now, the system was written by a long ago gone team and involves emails and document processing. The basic process is: Receive an email, parse it, ...
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Programming in academic environment vs industry environment [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Differences between programming in school vs programming in industry? This is a general discussion about programming in the industry environment. The background story is ...
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Shall I separate the admin part from the rest of the war

I built a web-applicationg using struts2. Then I built a small admin interface in the same war. With time the webapp grew and so the admin-interface. Now, I'm thinking to separate the admin interface ...
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Good design for delegates in a service oriented architecture

My problem is quite complex to explain and my English is not excellent, so I hope you can understand my question. In a service oriented architecture there are some modules that own data used by all ...
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Resources relating to Java EE and Scala [closed]

Are there any good sites / blogs / books / articles on using Java EE together with Scala? Or indeed articles saying that it should not be done. Many Scala resources talk about using Akka and Lift. ...
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Continuous integration never results in build errors

I'm working with a variety of Java EE websites which use internal libraries we've developed. For each website, we only upgrade to new versions of our internal libraries as needed, and before ...
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How to unit test a jsp file?

I'm developing a Java 6 EE application and I'm testing my jsp code with another one with a testing version of the function calls and code used in the original one but it seems loose and impractical. ...
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If I unite many web apps into one, will I save resources?

I'm comparing 2 different approaches of J2EE application architecture: Divide independent parts as modules of one big web app. Divide independent parts as different web apps running on same server. ...
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Customer wants to modify the .properties files packaged in our WAR file

I have a customer who wants the ability to modify the .properties files packaged in the web applications WAR file so that they have the control to modify environments at settings. They will be ...
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Java web application folder structure

As a beginner to J2EE, I have recently started developing my own project from scratch using the Core of J2EE : Servlets & Jsps. I could not evaluate whether my project folder structure is right ...
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Why JSP over Servlets for view?

Although servlets does the task of sending the HTML code to the client programmers weight JSP over servlets for that. Even a JSP code is compiled into servlet before giving the response to the browser ...
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Is it possible to migrate struts/spring based application to GWT?

I am using the combination of spring, spring-security, struts and iBatis in my application. Now I am looking to migrate the struts UI to GWT. The new combination must be spring, spring-security, GWT ...
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How to remove duplicate exception block code

I have good number of Service and DAO classes which has the same set of 30 line exception code block which gets repeated and it shows up in Code Duplication report. The approach which i can think of ...
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Recruiter asking for help understanding JEE5 or JEE6 and J2EE. (NOT A JOB POSTING NOT LOOKING FOR CANDIDATES)

I am a recruiter. I want to learn as much as I can about JEE5/JEE6 so when I try and find these types of candidates I can at least talk intelligently with them. What I need to understand is what goes ...
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How do you approach a new project where the code has already been written? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you dive into large code bases? I'm about to take on maintenance and enhancements of a fairly large and complex Java EE project with a Javascript front end. I'm ...
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web services, J2EE, spring, DB integration project ideas- maybe data mining related?

I am a graduate CS student (Data mining and machine learning) and have a good exposure to core JAVA (>3 years). I have read up a bunch of stuff on Design patterns J2EE Web services( soap and rest) ...
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java classes and database queries

Can someone please explain the best way to solve this problem. Suppose I have three classes Person Venue Vehicle I have a DAO method that needs to return some or all of these attributes from each ...
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Java SE and Java EE? [duplicate]

I was now talking with some people and they told me that if i was intrested in a job in the future for Java programming i should not spend too much time only learning Java SE i should spend time ...
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What is meant by 4 GL?

I came across the term 4GL(generation language) in reading about Oracle ADF Busniess components . I want to know what exactly is 4GL ? This is the actual quote from the book Oracle Fusion Guide: ...
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Could the creation of many methods in Java affect performance? [closed]

I was told by a colleague that in Java, the performance may be worse if we create more methods, stacking many methods calling over them in JVM, specially in a Java EE environment. This seems to ...
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Java API Deprecations

Who decides the API deprecations the JEE specification or the vendor of JDK like Sun, IBM?
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What is the difference between Enterprise Java vs Core Java? [duplicate]

I have some experience in programming in Java but wondering if someone could explain what is the difference between Enterprise Java vs Core Java? Someone asked me a question on whether I use ...
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Where to start when digging into an existing J2EE codebase?

I work for a company that produces enterprise applications to be used by schools and districts to manage all of their tests and standards data. Their existing application is written in J2EE and is ...
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Advice for transitioning into a Java developer position from doing other types of web development?

I've been doing web programming and currently work at a company working with mainly PHP and Javascript. For a little while now I've been becoming more and more frustrated with the shortcomings of this ...
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Enterprise scalable vs internet scalable, what is the meaning & differences?

While reading about Java EE applications, somewhere I have seen people saying they're enterprise scalable, I am confused as to what that really mean? Are Java web applications mainly written & ...