As a Java programmer, how can you tackle the disruptive client-server approach to web development? With this comprehensive guide, you’ll learn how today’s client-side technologies and web APIs work with various Java tools. Author Casimir Saternos provides the big picture of client-server development, and then takes you through many practical client-server architectures. You’ll work with hands-on projects in several chapters to get a feel for the topics discussed.
User habits, technologies, and development methods have drastically altered web app design in recent years. But the Web itself hasn’t changed. This book shows you how to build apps that conform to the web’s underlying architecture.
Learn the advantages of using separate client and server tiers, including code organization and speedy prototyping
Dive into web API design and REST style of software architecture
Understand Java’s alternatives to traditional packaging methods and application server deployment
Build projects with lightweight servers, using jQuery with Jython, and Sinatra with Angular
Create client-server web apps with traditional Java web application servers and libraries
Casimir Saternos has been developing software for more than a decade. He has written articles that have appeared in Java Magazine and the Oracle Technology Network and has collaborated on several projects for Peepcode screencasts. He spends a good deal of time these days creating web applications using Java, Ruby, and any other technology that happens to apply.
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