JEE Architecture  Course

Java Enterprise Edition (JEE) is a collection of technologies for the Java platform that is designed to support large, complex software systems in a corporate environment. This course will give you an overview of all the technologies involved. You will learn how JEE systems are organised, the relationships between the technologies, and principles to guide your design of JEE systems.

Duration: 3 days. Courses are presented from 08:30 to 16:30.
Investment: R8,200.00 excluding VAT per delegate.
Venue: The Incus Data Training Venue in Centurion, Pretoria. Courses can also be presented on-site for 5 or more delegates.
Dates: Please check the course schedule for the next available date. You can also contact us at tel: (+27) 12 666 2020 or email us at to find out about dates.

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Audience: Is This The Right Course For Me?

You should attend the JEE Architecture course if:

  • You are a Java programmer and you need to develop systems using the JEE architecture.
  • You are an architect, project manager or systems analyst and you need to understand the JEE architecture.
  • You need a detailed overview of JEE to understand the role of the various technologies.

If you need an in-depth understanding of specific technologies within JEE, then you should think about attending one of our more specialised courses:

Prerequisites: Am I Ready For The Course?

Before you attend the JEE Architecture course:

  • You must have attended our Java Programming course or already be comfortable with the fundamentals of the Java programming language.

Please ensure you meet the prerequisites for the JEE Architecture Course before you attend the course. Read the importance of course prerequisites to understand why this is necessary.

Objectives: What Will I Learn?

After you have completed the JEE Architecture course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the JEE architecture.
  • Choose the appropriate JEE technology for your needs.
  • Choose the appropriate framework for an application.
  • Identify and use the core JEE design patterns.

Technical Contents: What Does The Course Cover?

Distributed Computing Overview
  • Monolithic software development.
  • Client-server model.
  • Multi-tier development.
  • Origins of and need for distributed computing.
  • Component-based architectures and JEE containers.
  • CORBA and Java IDL.
  • RMI and RMI-IIOP.
  • Web Services: SOAP vs RESTful.
JEE Application Servers and Containers
  • JEE Application Servers (JAS).
  • Servlet and EJB containers.
  • IoC/DI containers.
  • Container Services.
JEE Technology, Container Services and APIs
  • Servlets and Java Server Pages (JSP).
  • Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB).
  • Java Naming and Directory Interface (JNDI).
  • Remote Method Invocation (RMI)
  • RMI-IIOP (RMI over Internet Inter-ORB Protocol).
  • Java Database Connectivity (JDBC).
  • Java Persistence API (JPA).
  • Java Transaction API (JTA) and Transaction Service (JTS).
  • Java Message Service (JMS).
  • JavaMail and Java Activiation Framework (JAF).
  • JEE Connector Architecture (JCA).
  • Java Authentication and Authorization Services (JAAS).
IoC, DI and MVC Frameworks
  • MVC architecture.
  • Inversion of Control (IoC) and Dependency Injection (DI).
  • The use and benefits of IoC and DI containers.
  • JavaServer Faces.
  • Struts and WebWork.
  • Spring MVC and Spring Web Flow.
  • Other frameworks: GWT, Grails, Play, Vaadin, Wicket.
Enterprise JavaBeans
  • Comparison between EJB2 and EJB3.
  • EJB interfaces, components and lifecycle.
  • Stateless, stateful and singleton session beans.
  • Message driven beans and message queue (MQ) servers.
  • Point-to-point versus publish and subscribe messaging.
  • EJB3 Entity beans and the JPA.
  • Java annotations vs XML deployment descriptors.
Design Patterns and Principles
  • Gang of Four (GoF) Design Patterns.
  • Core JEE Design Patterns.
  • SOLID design principles.
  • GRASP guidelines.
  • JEE Best Practices.

Testimonials: What Other Delegates Say About This Course

"The lecturer was very informative. At the beginning of the course he said for every question there was an answer, which he delivered very well."

Y. Naicker, CSIR   (Lecturer: Lewis)

"Very much pleased with every aspect of the training."

M. Mofolo, CSIR   (Lecturer: Lewis)

"As this was my second course at Incus Data and having Lewis as the lecturer I maintan my comments as this is the best institution and best formed/taught institution that I have attended."

D. Ciubotara, Core Freight   (Lecturer: Lewis)

"The course is definitely enlightening. Put a lot of things in perspective. I have very limited JEE experience, but after attending this course, I'm confident I'll be able to learn more on my own because of the concepts that were covered perfectly."

S. Dube, SITA   (Lecturer: Lewis)

"As always - Really, really good!"

D. Human, ABSA   (Lecturer: Lewis)

"Very enjoyable, and I learned a lot."

R. Potgieter, Core Freight   (Lecturer: Lewis)

"Highly experienced lecturer and quiet surrounding made this course enjoyable and relevant."

A. Joubert, ABSA   (Lecturer: Lewis)

"Very worth-while course. Well Presented. Very enjoyable. And I learned a lot."

R. Potgieter, Core Freight   (Lecturer: Lewis)

"High quality information and good insight to uncommon complex issues"

K. Addison, Core Freight   (Lecturer: Lewis)

"Great lecture, content. Keep it up"

G. Seema, FNB   (Lecturer: Lewis)

"...a superb offering and an excellent delivery."

H. Vhengani, Discovery Health   (Lecturer: Lewis)

"The lecturer is outstanding, has knowledge in the subject area and the course content."

S. Marebane, TUT   (Lecturer: Lewis)

"I really enjoyed this course. Day 1 is exhausting and a lot of theoretical info, but understandably necessary. Very stimulating 5 days!"

N. Roestaff, Discovery Health   (Lecturer: Lewis)

"The course is interesting and full of relevant information that can be used in the workplace. For me, it's the start of greater things. Lewis is very good and knowledgeable in this field, I / we are lucky to have a lecturer of his caliber."

L. Mogolane, SITA   (Lecturer: Lewis)

"The course was not a typical run through of slides, but knowledge and skill transfer seasoned with a little bit of humour."

M. Ntabane, SITA   (Lecturer: Lewis)

"I learned a LOT in this course, it was very satisfactory."

L. Lubbinge, SITA   (Lecturer: Lewis)

"Excellent course. All objectives met. Vast knowledge from lecturer. Thanks"

T. Fourie, Exponant   (Lecturer: Lewis)

"I admire the lecturer's flexibility in the approach of the subject, his advice on best practices and real-life examples."

B.T. Msimanga, Discovery   (Lecturer: Lewis)

"Nice venue, lecturer was well prepared and really knew the subject matter very well. He also did many 'side bars' that was also interesting"

B. McLachlan, Discovery   (Lecturer: Lewis)

" Very enjoyable and informing. The lecturer is very knowledgeable and presents the course well. Environment is tranquil and positive for learning. Practical on the course was very beneficial "

K. Chapman, Telkom   (Lecturer: Lewis)

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