Introduction to Java Server Faces (JSF)


1) Introduction In Fact, JSF is nothing but an abstraction over the existing Web Framework. JSF is implemented as a Servlet which is called the Faces Servlet. Before the advent of JSF, Servlets and JSP are the predominant ones that form the core components in the development of a Web Application. Let us see the […]

Integrating Struts With Spring


This article explains how to integrating struts with spring. Struts is more established and more stable MVC2 framework at this time so if your application is based on Struts framework you may forget about thinking to move to some other framework. But at the same time you must have heard about the buzz created by […]

Interceptors in Hibernate Framework


1) Introduction This article deals with Hibernate Interceptors. Hibernate is an open-source project that provides ORM solution. For more information about Hibernate, novice readers are encouraged to read the article An Introduction to Hibernate on javabeat before reading this article. Situations may demand to perform some set of pre-requisite/post-requisite operations before/after the core functional logic. […]

What is hibernate framework?


1) Introduction Persistent data can be seen anywhere in an application. Managing persistent data is one of the few challenges that modern technologies/products are facing. A solution called Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) has gained major popularity over the past few years. ORM is a piece of software/product for the representation and conversion of data between the […]

Introduction to Spring Web Flow


You must have found the web applications are getting more and more complex and to maintain them is getting even harder. You now have to write or understand and maintain a large and complex page flows (flow of the application). If you are bugged down with creating such a complex application the answer lies in […]

Building JSF application with Exadel IDE


Introduction Java Server Faces (JSF) is a widely-used web application framework based on standards and promoted by Sun Microsystems. It provides a high level framework, based on the MVC pattern, which brings several functionalities for simplifying the building of user interfaces of web applications. also read: Introduction to JSF JSF Interview Questions Request Processing Lifecycle […]

Sample Application for Java Persistence API (JPA)


This article is the last part of the article series Java Persistence API (JPA), the earlier articles are introduction to JPA and the query api in JPA. This article is only for explaining the sample program with concepts used in the previous articles. I would recommend reading the previous two articles before start analyzing this […]

The Query API in JPA (EJB 3.0)


Introduction One of the disadvantage of locating the entity objects using the EntityManager.find() and EntityManager.getReference() methods is, we cannot specify any powerful search criteria for searching the entity objects. All we can provide is the primary key to request for a particular object. Another fact is the class name of entity must be known. The […]

Introduction to Java Persistence API(JPA)


Introduction Java Persistence API (JPA) provides POJO (Plain Old Java Object) standard and object relational mapping (OR mapping) for data persistence among applications. Persistence, which deals with storing and retrieving of application data, can now be programmed with Java Persistence API starting from EJB 3.0 as a result of JSR 220. This API has borrowed […]

What’s new in Struts 2.0? – Struts 2.0 Framework


Introduction In this article we will talk about the new features in Struts 2.0. Over the years, every developers believes that struts is the best and simple framework to implement. Since last two years, more new frameworks come to the market and the use of Struts is declined. Lack of updation in the Struts framework […]