Enterprisein Action is a hands-on guide for developers using OSGi to build the next generation of enterprise applications. By presenting relevant examples and case studies, this book guides the reader through the maze of new standards and projects.
Enterprise OSGi is a set of standards for building modularapplications which integrate seamlessly with existing Java EE technologies. It extends the OSGi component framework to distributed systems.
Enterprise OSGi in Action is a hands-on guide for developers using OSGi to build enterprise Java applications. Many examples and case studies show you how to build, test, and deploy modular web applications. The book explains how to take advantage of dynamism, distribution, and automatic dependency provisioning, while still integrating with existing Java EE applications.
The book is written for Java EE developers. No prior experience with OSGi is required.
Build modular applications using servlets, JSPs, WARs, and JPA
Better component reuse and robustness
Expert tips for Apache Aries
Table of Contents
Part 1: Programming beyond Hello World
Chapter 1. OSGi and the enterprise—why now?
Chapter 2. Developing a simple OSGi-based web application
Chapter 3. Persistence pays off
Chapter 4. Packaging your enterprise OSGi applications
Part 2: Building better enterprise OSGi applications
Chapter 5. Best practices for enterprise applications
Chapter 6. Building dynamic applications with OSGi services
Chapter 7. Provisioning and resolution
Chapter 8. Tools for building and testing
Chapter 9. IDE development tools
Part 3: Integrating enterprise OSGi with everything else
Chapter 10. Hooking up remote systems with distributed OSGi
Chapter 11. Migration and integration
Chapter 12. Coping with the non-OSGi world
Chapter 13. Choosing a stack
Appendix A. OSGi—the basics
Appendix B. The OSGi ecosystem
Paperback: 400 pages
Publisher: Manning Publications (March 2013)