Creating Quick and Powerful Web Applications with MySQL, GlassFish, and NetBeans

Arun Gupta (Sun Microsystems)
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Many of the characteristics that make MySQL so successful also apply to GlassFish and NetBeans.

GlassFish is an open source, production-quality and Java EE 5 compliant application server with full enterprise support from Sun Microsystems. NetBeans is an open-source IDE that allows to create professional desktop, enterprise, web, and mobile applications with the Java language, C/C++, Ruby, PHP and JavaScript.

Both GlassFish and NetBeans are supported by a large and vibrant community. Ease-of-use is an important aspect during installation, development and deployment phases with these tools. The supported feature set provides the technical richness required to provide real-life solutions.

This talk will demonstrate how MySQL, GlassFish, and NetBeans can be used together to create quick and powerful web applications. It shows how a MySQL table can be easily exposed as RESTful Web services. The talk explains how a JDBC connection pool to MySQL database can be easily configured using GlassFish Admin Console and then utilized in a web application. It demonstrates how standard Java Persistence API classes from a MySQL database table can be used to create secure, reliable, transactional and .NET-interoperable Web services. It provides a glimpse of complete Rails development/deployment model and how it is integrated with MySQL. Finally it shares tips to boost web application development when using MySQL, GlassFish and NetBeans together.

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Arun Gupta

Sun Microsystems

Arun Gupta is a Technology Evangelist for Web Tier at Sun Microsystems. He was the specification lead for several APIs in the Java platform, committer in multiple Open Source projects, represented Sun at different standard bodies and contributed to Java EE and SE releases.

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