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Enterprise Java Beans

Module name (EN): Enterprise Java Beans
Degree programme: Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: PIB-EJB
SAP-Submodule-No.: P221-0105
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2V+2P (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 5
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Project work

[updated 26.02.2018]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
KI619 Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2014, semester 6, optional course, technical
KIB-EJB (P221-0105) Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 6, optional course, technical
PIBWI49 (P221-0105) Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011, semester 6, optional course, informatics specific
PIB-EJB (P221-0105) Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 5, optional course, informatics specific
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Helmut Folz
Alexander Kiefer, M.Sc.

[updated 19.04.2021]
Learning outcomes:
- Students will be able to implement enterprise applications using the JavaEE 6 framework and run them on the JBoss application server.
- They will have basic knowledge of the JBoss configuration, understand how the application server works, and will be familiar with the main programming features of Java EE using the JBoss 6 AS (EJB 3.0 / 3.1).  
- They will be familiar with the integrated development environment Eclipse and the resulting advantages in the field of Java EE / JBoss development.
- They will be capable of developing, testing, debugging and commissioning complex client-server applications.
- They will be familiar with the most important design patterns of software development and their use in Java EE6, the tool _Ant_ for automated building and the _Log4j_ library for logging information into the log files of the application server.   

[updated 26.02.2018]
Module content:
1. Introduction The Bean concept, _Hello World_ with EJB and JBoss application server
2. History: Comparison of J2EE 1.1, Java EE 5 and Java EE 6, JBoss development stages
3. JBoss application server: Structure, functionality and basic configuration, reading log files, elementary terms
4. Eclipse IDE: Setting up an environment for the efficient development of Java Enterprise applications, configuring, creating user libraries, debugging a running JBoss application (remote debugging), using ANT as a build tool
5. Enterprise Java Beans (EJB): bean types, interaction of beans, transaction principles (bean-managed, container-managed), lifecycle of beans
6. Java Persistence API (JPA): Data access layer: EntityManager, object-relational mapping, queries with JPQL, performance enhancement, transactions
7. Java Message Services: Message-Driven Beans
8. Testing: Test-driven development with JUnit
9. Further topics: Web services, EJB Interceptors, EJB Security

[updated 26.02.2018]
Recommended or required reading:
Jamae, Javid: JBoss im Einsatz , Carl Hanser Verlag
Werner Eberling: Enterprise Java Beans 3.1, Carl Hanser Verlag

[updated 26.02.2018]
Module offered in:
WS 2022/23 (probably), WS 2021/22, WS 2020/21, WS 2019/20
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