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Rational Application Developer V7.5 Programming Guide

An IBM Redbooks publication

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Published on 30 June 2009

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ISBN-10: 073843289X
ISBN-13: 9780738432892
IBM Form #: SG24-7672-00

Authors: Ueli Wahli, Miguel Vieira Ferreira Lopes Gomes, Brian Hainey, Ahmed Moharram, Juan Pablo Napoli, Marco Rohr, Henry Cui, Patrick Gan, Celso Gonzalez, Pinar Ugurlu and Lara Ziosi

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    IBM® Rational® Application Developer for WebSphere® Software v7.5 (Application Developer, for short) is the full function Eclipse 3.4 based development platform for developing Java™ Standard Edition Version 6 (Java SE 6) and Java Enterprise Edition Version 5 (Java EE 5) applications with a focus on applications to be deployed to IBM WebSphere Application Server and IBM WebSphere Portal. Rational Application Developer provides integrated development tools for all development roles, including Web developers, Java developers, business analysts, architects, and enterprise programmers.

    Rational Application Developer is part of the IBM Rational Software Delivery Platform (SDP), which contains products in four life cycle categories:

    - Architecture management, which includes integrated development environments

    - Change and release management

    - Process and portfolio management

    - Quality management

    This IBM Redbooks™ publication is a programming guide that highlights the features and tooling included with Rational Application Developer v7.5. Many of the chapters provide working examples that demonstrate how to use the tooling to develop applications, as well as achieve the benefits of visual and rapid application development.

    This publication is an update of Rational Application Developer V7 Programming Guide, SG24-7501.

    Table of Contents

    Part 1. Introduction to Rational Application Developer

    Chapter 1. Introduction

    Chapter 2. Programming technologies

    Chapter 3. Workbench setup and preferences

    Chapter 4. Perspectives, views, and editors

    Chapter 5. Projects

    Part 2. Architecture and modeling

    Chapter 6. RUP, patterns, and SOA

    Chapter 7. Unified Modeling Language (UML)

    Part 3. Basic Java and XML development

    Chapter 8. Developing Java applications

    Chapter 9. Accelerating development using patterns

    Chapter 10. Developing XML applications

    Part 4. Persistence application development

    Chapter 11. Developing database applications

    Chapter 12. Persistence using the Java Persistence API (JPA)

    Part 5. Enterprise application development

    Chapter 13. Developing Web applications using JSPs and servlets

    Chapter 14. Developing EJB applications

    Chapter 15. Developing Web applications using Struts

    Chapter 16. Developing Web applications using JSF

    Chapter 17. Developing Java EE application clients

    Chapter 18. Developing Web services applications

    Chapter 19. Developing Web applications using Web 2.0

    Chapter 20. Developing applications to connect to enterprise information systems

    Chapter 21. Developing portal applications

    Part 6. Testing and debugging applications

    Chapter 22. Servers and server configuration

    Chapter 23. Testing using JUnit

    Chapter 24. Debugging local and remote applications

    Part 7. Deploying and profiling applications

    Chapter 25. Building applications with Ant

    Chapter 26. Deploying enterprise applications

    Chapter 27. Profiling applications

    Part 8. Management and team development

    Chapter 28. CVS integration

    Chapter 29. Rational Team Concert

    Appendix A. Product installation

    Appendix B. Additional material


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