Best Java ee books to develop and run large-scale, scalable, reliable and secure network applications

Java EE is a collection of technologies and APIs for developing and deploying enterprise applications. These books are for you if you have little or no experience in JEE application development or looking for tips to simplify and accelerate your development process.

Here you will get some of the best Java ee books

Java EE Development with Eclipse - Second Edition
Author: Ram Kulkarni
Published at: 29/09/2015
ISBN: 1785285343

Java EE Development with Eclipse will help you to develop, debug, test, and troubleshoot Java EE 7 applications. This  Java ee book is for those who have little or no experience in JEE application development or those who are looking for tips to simplify and accelerate their development process. After reading this book you'll be able to create a JEE database application, JEE application with EJB, web applications with Spring MVC, etc.


This book covers

  • Data persistence using JDBC, JPA with examples using MySQL
  • Source control management in English
  • Business logic with EJBs and JNDI using the Glassfish container
  • Unit testing
  • The Spring MVC framework for interactive data handling
  • The creation and use of web services (REST and SOAP)
  • Asynchronous messaging with JMS
  • Java CPU profiling and memory tracking
  • Web page markup with JSP, Servlets, JSTL, and JSF using the Tomcat server.


You'll learn how to deploy an example application on Tomcat and Glassfish Application Server. You can also handle asynchronous messages and able to write unit tests and calculate code coverage.



Java EE 7: The Big Picture
Author: Dr Danny Coward
Published at: 01/10/2014
ISBN: 0071837345
Either you are a beginner or expert in Java you'll get a solid understanding of the Java EE platform and will be able to develop Java EE applications.


Java EE 7 is divided into four parts

  • The mouthpiece of Java EE: the web tier
  • The brain of Java EE: middle tier
  • The collective memory: the information tier
  • The Java EE toolbox: Java environment.


After reading this book you'll be able to

  • Building blocks of the web tier
  • Explore the features of the Java servlet model and Java Servlet API
  • Create dynamic web content with JavaServer Pages and JavaServer Faces
  • Build websites for non-browser clients with JAX-RS
  • Assembling dynamic web pages
  • Push data to web clients using Java WebSockets
  • Secure web applications
  • Work with web component APIs
  • Maximize enterprise beans for multithreading, asynchronous processes, transactions, and more
  • Access relational databases with the Java database connectivity APIs and the Java Persistence API
  • Understand the packaging and deployment mechanisms of Java EE applications
  • Work with Java EE contexts and dependency injection
  • Secure enterprise beans in a Java EE application
  • Enable parallel processing with Java EE concurrency APIs


Java EE 8 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach
Author: Josh Juneau
Published at: 12/06/2018
ISBN: 1484235932

Java EE 8 Recipes is for developers who want to develop effective and proven solutions without reading a lengthy manual and scrubbing for techniques. It will help the beginner and advanced developers to quickly broaden their knowledge of the platform’s latest technologies. It will teach you how to develop RESTful enterprise applications quickly using the most current Java EE technologies.


What you'll learn from this book

  • You can develop with proven technology Java enterprise applications using the latest in Java EE technologies
  • Build great-looking user interfaces using Java Server Faces
  • Develop sophisticated web user interfaces productively
  • Employ Java Servlet technology and standard frameworks in developing professional web applications
  • Create enterprise-level database applications using Enterprise Java Beans and JAX-RS RESTFul web services
  • Make use of Arquillian to build a cohesive test suite for Java EE applications
  • Manage Java EE application security through Java EE's container feature set.


The Definitive Guide to JSF in Java EE 8: Building Web Applications with JavaServer Faces
Author: Bauke Scholtz
Published at: 30/05/2018
ISBN: 1484233867
This  Java ee book is for existing JSF or Java developers who need to create a web UI. It includes the history of Java from zero to advanced level. This book helps the beginner as no prior knowledge of JSF is required. Again the authors take you through real-world examples that demonstrate how these new features are used with other APIs in Java EE 8. After reading this book you'll be ready to build your own efficient and secure web applications.


You will be able to learn
  • How to leverage the new features in JSF 2.3 in your existing applications
  • To integrate JSF and CDI
  • Use the brand new Component Search Expression framework, which enables you to more easily locate components from your template
  • How to extend the Component Search Expression framework with your own search operators
  • Work with the different ways of mapping requests to JSF, make your application use extensionless URLs, and programmatically inspect which resources are present in your application
  • Master the best practices for web application development and see which are obsolete.


Java EE 8 Microservices: Learn how the various components of Java EE 8 can be used to implement the microservice architecture
Author: Kamalmeet Singh,Mert Çalışkan,Ondrej Mihályi,Pavel Pscheidl
Published at: 28/12/2018
ISBN: B0761Z1W9S
Java EE 8 Microservices is a must-read for all software engineers focusing on microservices. The book includes important aspects of microservices like scalability, security, maintainability, and deployment of microservices with examples which are relevant, easy to understand and very current.


You'll learn to

  • Create microservices in Spring and deploy them with Docker and Mesos
  • Build microservices from the ground up with Java EE 8
  • Develop distributed applications based on microservices architecture
  • Examine a number of real-world use cases and hands-on code examples
  • Develop reactive pipelines for asynchronous communication
  • Use caching mechanisms and JSON Web Token (JWT) to create scalable and secure microservices
  • Empower microservices with the Micro Profile effort and implement health checks, fault tolerance, and monitoring mechanisms
  • Use containers to build and deploy microservices
  • Create contract-first documentation with Swagger and API Blueprint.


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