A new edition of my NetBeans book has recently been published by Packt Publishing.
The book covers NetBeans 7's support for all major Java EE 6 APIs,
including JSF 2.0, EJB 3.1, JPA 2.0, CDI 1.0 and Servlets 3.0. The book
also covers NetBeans support for PrimeFaces, a very popular high quality
JSF 2.0 component library.
Development of web applications taking advantage of new Servlet 3.0 and JSF 2.0 features is covered. New
JSF 2.0 features such as XML-less configuration, project stages, new
JSF 2.0 conventions, resource directories, Facelets templating
(including predefined templates included with NetBeans) are covered as
well. The book also explains how NetBeans can help application
developers build JSF 2.0 components using markup only, without having to
develop any Java code.
The book explains how to develop sophisticated JSF 2.0 applications with PrimeFaces.
New EJB 3.1 features such as the new EJB timer service are covered.
The book also covers NetBeans 7 support for JPA 2.0, including the new
Criteria API, and how to use NetBeans to automatically generate JPA code
from existing databases; as well as generating complete Java EE CRUD
applications from an existing database schema.
Contexts and Dependency Injection (CDI) is covered as well, including coverage of CDI
named beans, scopes, CDI Qualifiers, Stereotypes and Interceptor
Binding Types are covered as well.
After finishing the book, readers not only will be well versed in the latest Java EE technologies,
but they will also be able to take advantage of NetBeans 7
functionality that allows developing Java EE applications in record