Tutorial Prerequisites

This tutorial guides you through three projects that have been configured to work together to form one deployed application. For that reason, a lot of the tutorial steps are highlighting pertinent actions that have already been performed.

However, to complete this tutorial, a certain degree of experience is still required in a number of areas.

Firstly, some project configuration may be required outside of these steps, because the projects were configured to work in a certain Java environment (using JRE1.7). Where your environment differs (for example, you use a different Java run-time version), you may be required to reconfigure the projects' settings to suit your environment.

Also, familiarity with the EJB specifications, REST services, and other Java EE APIs may be required to fully understand the configurations.

Before you start the tutorial, ensure you have the following prerequisites installed and/or configured: