This course provides programmers, having an understanding of the classes and packages defined in the Java Standard Edition (JSE), with the ability to undertake server side web development using Servlets and JavaServer Pages as defined by the Java Enterprise Edition (JEE) standard. The course focuses on the packages, classes, interfaces, and methods necessary to create and use Servlets, in addition to the constructs, directives, and action tags necessary to create and use JavaServer Pages. The information presented in the class can be applied to any Application Server environment including, but not limited to, WebSphere and JBOSS. Apache Tomcat is used as the servlet container to during the course but WebSphere can also be supported by the lab exercises.
Technical Users, Applications Programmers, and Systems Programmers.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Create, deploy and execute Servlets and JSPs to implement web applications
- Identify and use classes and interfaces in the javax.servlet and javax.servlet.http packages
- Create and use sessions to share attributes between multiple client requests
- Forward and redirect client requests
- Create and deploy servlet filters
- Use JSP constructs to implement a web page
- Use JSP directives and action tags to implement a web page
- Use JSTL tags and the EL to better support JSP development
- Create a web application using MVC design pattern
Introduction to Java and Intermediate Java courses or equivalent experience with using the Java Standard Edition (JSE) for creating applets and stand-alone programs. Familiarity with basic HTML. Some exposure to XML would also be helpful.