Quickstarts

kitchensink-ear: Example Using Multiple Java EE 6 Technologies Deployed as an EAR

What is it?

This is your project! It is a sample, deployable Maven 3 project to help you get your foot in the door developing with Java EE 6 on Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform.

This project is setup to allow you to create a compliant Java EE 6 application using JSF 2.0, CDI 1.0, EJB 3.1, JPA 2.0 and Bean Validation 1.0. It includes a persistence unit and some sample persistence and transaction code to introduce you to database access in enterprise Java.

Note: This quickstart uses the H2 database included with JBoss EAP 6. It is a lightweight, relational example datasource that is used for examples only. It is not robust or scalable and should NOT be used in a production environment!

System requirements

The application this project produces is designed to be run on Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.1 or later.

All you need to build this project is Java 6.0 (Java SDK 1.6) or later, Maven 3.0 or later.

Configure Maven

If you have not yet done so, you must Configure Maven before testing the quickstarts.

Start the JBoss Server

  1. Open a command line and navigate to the root of the JBoss server directory.
  2. The following shows the command line to start the server:

    For Linux:   JBOSS_HOME/bin/standalone.sh
    For Windows: JBOSS_HOME\bin\standalone.bat
    

Build and Deploy the Quickstart

NOTE: The following build command assumes you have configured your Maven user settings. If you have not, you must include Maven setting arguments on the command line. See Build and Deploy the Quickstarts for complete instructions and additional options.

  1. Make sure you have started the JBoss Server as described above.
  2. Open a command line and navigate to the root directory of this quickstart.
  3. Type this command to build and deploy the archive:

    mvn clean install jboss-as:deploy
    
  4. This will deploy target/jboss-kitchensink-ear.ear to the running instance of the server.

Access the application

The application will be running at the following URL: http://localhost:8080/jboss-kitchensink-ear-web.

  1. Enter a name, email address, and Phone nubmer in the input field and click the Register button.
  2. If the data entered is valid, the new member will be registered and added to the Members display list.
  3. If the data is not valid, you must fix the validation errors and try again.
  4. When the registration is successful, you will see a log message in the server console:

    Registering _the_name_you_entered_
    

Undeploy the Archive

  1. Make sure you have started the JBoss Server as described above.
  2. Open a command line and navigate to the root directory of this quickstart.
  3. When you are finished testing, type this command to undeploy the archive:

    mvn jboss-as:undeploy
    

Run the Arquillian Tests

This quickstart provides Arquillian tests. By default, these tests are configured to be skipped as Arquillian tests require the use of a container.

NOTE: The following commands assume you have configured your Maven user settings. If you have not, you must include Maven setting arguments on the command line. See Run the Arquillian Tests for complete instructions and additional options.

  1. Make sure you have started the JBoss Server as described above.
  2. Open a command line and navigate to the root directory of this quickstart.
  3. Type the following command to run the test goal with the following profile activated:

    mvn clean test -Parq-jbossas-remote 
    

Investigate the Console Output

You should see the following console output when you run the tests:

Results :
Tests run: 1, Failures: 0, Errors: 0, Skipped: 0

Investigate the Server Console Output

You should see messages similar to the following:

INFO  [org.jboss.as.server] (management-handler-thread - 9) JBAS018559: Deployed "test.war"
INFO  [org.jboss.as.quickstarts.kitchensink_ear.controller.MemberRegistration] (http--127.0.0.1-8080-2) Registering Jane Doe
INFO  [org.jboss.as.quickstarts.kitchensink_ear.test.MemberRegistrationTest] (http--127.0.0.1-8080-2) Jane Doe was persisted with id 1
INFO  [org.jboss.weld.deployer] (MSC service thread 1-6) JBAS016009: Stopping weld service for deployment test.war
INFO  [org.jboss.as.jpa] (MSC service thread 1-1) JBAS011403: Stopping Persistence Unit Service 'test.war#primary'
INFO  [org.hibernate.tool.hbm2ddl.SchemaExport] (MSC service thread 1-1) HHH000227: Running hbm2ddl schema export
INFO  [org.hibernate.tool.hbm2ddl.SchemaExport] (MSC service thread 1-1) HHH000230: Schema export complete
INFO  [org.jboss.as.connector.subsystems.datasources] (MSC service thread 1-5) JBAS010409: Unbound data source [jboss/datasources/KitchensinkEarQuickstartTestDS]
INFO  [org.jboss.as.server.deployment] (MSC service thread 1-6) JBAS015877: Stopped deployment test.war in 19ms
INFO  [org.jboss.as.server] (management-handler-thread - 10) JBAS018558: Undeployed "test.war"

Run the Quickstart in JBoss Developer Studio or Eclipse

You can also start the server and deploy the quickstarts from Eclipse using JBoss tools. For more information, see Use JBoss Developer Studio or Eclipse to Run the Quickstarts

Debug the Application

If you want to debug the source code or look at the Javadocs of any library in the project, run either of the following commands to pull them into your local repository. The IDE should then detect them.

    mvn dependency:sources
    mvn dependency:resolve -Dclassifier=javadoc

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Recent Changelog

  • Nov 08, 2013: Bz1028448: add spaces to end of metadata so it renders with a line break in html Sande Gilda
  • Oct 10, 2013: Bz1017848: add warning to readme files about h2 database to be used for examples only Sande Gilda
  • Oct 08, 2013: Bz1015953: remove filename from maven plugin. mofify readme deploy instructions for ears Sande Gilda
  • Oct 02, 2013: Readme: add product versions metadata, remove versions in text, remove temp repo from settings.xml Sande Gilda
  • Sep 24, 2013: Remove references to web profile Sande Gilda
  • Sep 24, 2013: Remove references to jboss as 7 from the quickstarts Sande Gilda
  • Sep 23, 2013: Update metadata source urls to new repository Sande Gilda
  • Sep 13, 2013: Jdf-487: remove -as- from quickstart artifactid and archive names and access urls in readme files Sande Gilda
  • Jun 12, 2013: Modify readme file internal links to use generated anchors. remove hard-coded anchors. fixed obsolete links and other markdown rendering problems Sande Gilda
  • Feb 12, 2013: Add quickstart source repository of record to the readme files Sande Gilda
  • Sep 11, 2012: Add target product (https://issues.jboss.org/browse/jdf-108) Sande Gilda
  • May 11, 2012: Readme maven config updates, change header titles to quickstart folder name, update experience levels, issue 258 Sande Gilda
  • May 18, 2012: Move metadata to quickstarts Pete Muir
  • Apr 11, 2012: Remove odd trailing slashes Pete Muir
  • Apr 10, 2012: Solve issue #194 :-) auto transform links from readme.md -> readme.html Pete Muir

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