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Application Architecture for WebSphere A Practical Approach to Building WebSphere Applications

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ISBN-10: 0137129262

ISBN-13: 9780137129263

Edition: 2009

Authors: Joey Bernal

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"Successful, high-value WebSphere applications begin with effective architecture. Now, one of IBM's leading WebSphere and WebSphere Portal architects offers a hands-on, best-practice guide to every facet of defining, planning, and implementing WebSphere application architectures. Joey Bernal shows working architects and teams how to define layered architectural standards that can be used across the entire organization, improving application quality without compromising flexibility."--BOOK JACKET.
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Book details

List price: $54.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 9/15/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

Foreword
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Preface
Application Architecture
What Is Application Architecture?
Architects and Architecture
Application Architecture and Engineering
WebSphere and IBM
IBM WebSphere Application Server
A Word about Specifications
How Close to the Specification Should I Stay with My Architecture?
WebSphere Extensions to Consider
One Size Does Not Fit All
Building Blocks of Application Architecture
Detail in Layering
A Complete Example
Layers Versus Tiers
Deployment Patterns for a Layered Architecture
Layers Versus Modules
A View Perspective on Architecture
Conclusion
References
Setting a Standard
Organizational Standards and Conventions
Putting the "Engineering" in Software Engineering
Standards Documentation
Naming Standards and Conventions
Packages
Classes and Interfaces
Functions and Methods
Variables and Constants
Java Server Pages
Internal Documentation
Class Header Information
Class Methods
Getters and Setters
Inline Comments
Logging and Tracing
System.out
Using the Logger
Logging Levels
Method-Level Timers
Working with Logging and Tracing
Too Much Logging?
Why Not Use Aspects?
Exception and Error Handling
Project and Packaging File Structure
Using External Libraries
Unit Testing Requirements
What Is a Unit?
The Trouble with Web Testing
Agile Approaches
Code Completion and Review Process Requirements
Code Reviews
You Don't Have to Know Java for a Code Review
Communicating the Vision the Wiki Way
Conclusion
Reference
Persistence Matters
Types of Persistence Frameworks
Object/Relational Mapping
SQL-Based Frameworks
Why Not Roll Your Own Framework?
WebSphere Data Source Resource Reference
iBATIS Framework
Implementing the Customer Class and Customer SQL Mapping
Configurating iBATIS
Adding the Spring DAO Framework
Running a Test
Transactional Thinking
EJB 3 and the Java Persistence API
Understanding the Approach
Entities with POJOs and Annotations
Entity Managers
Testing the Application
Remote Clients
Conclusion
Designing the Middle Tiers
Business Logic
Another HelloWorld Example
Making the Business Layer Accessible
Getting Ready for Unit Testing
WebSphere Shared Libraries
Making the Library Visible
Mapping Shared Libraries to Class Loaders
Testing the Business Layer
Controlling Shared Libraries
Implementation Options
Business Process Layers
Conclusion
References
Presentation Frameworks
Choosing a Presentation Framework
JavaServer Faces
Lifecycle Phase Listener
About the Sample Application
Masking and Conversion Errors
JSF as a Standard
IBM's JWL
Conclusion
References
Investing in a Portal
Incorporating a Portal into Your Architecture
Virtual Portal Technology
Business-to-Employee (B2E) Portals
Business Process or Forms-Based Portal
Portals Versus the Web App