This unique book provides an overview of all four technologies required for building e-commerce applications and demonstrates how they combine with each other to best effect.
* A single running example (an electronic retail application) demonstrates how the techniques work in practice
* Coverage of Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) and Java Server Pages (JSP)
* Pragmatic and practical approach with very little theory
* The companion Web Site provides all source code used in the book
* Find out about integration issues and discover which technology is best suited for your needs
Table of contents
Hypertext Markup Language (HTML).
Java as a programming language for distributed applications.
JDBC - database access with Java.
Principles of the servlet technology.
Tool support for servlets.
A sample application with servlets.
Basic principles of CORBA.
Java Tools for CORBA.
The sample application in CORBA.
The basics of Enterprise Java Beans (EJB).
Tools for Enterprise Java Beans.
XML - the new ASCII.
Tool support for XML.
The sample application with XML.
Related solutions - differences and similiarities.
Appendix A: JDBC reference.
Appenidx B: Servlet objects.
Appendix C: Java Server Pages (JSP).
Appendix D: Interface Description Language (IDL).
Appendix E: Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2.
Appendix F: XPath.
Appendix G: Bibliography.
Appendix H: How to use the Web site for this book.
"...for Java-based distributed Internet applications the whole book is likely to be useful, and so represents value for money..." (Computer Bulletin, September 2002)