Links

Development/IDE

NetBeans 8, choose Java EE bundle (NOT Java SE), http://netbeans.org/downloads/. It contains the Java EE APIs and two servers, GlassFish and Tomcat.

Products

Java EE, http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javaee/overview/index.html
It is a good advise to read the specifications when there are unclarities, since what is written there is always correct.

JavaServer Faces, http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javaee/javaserverfaces-139869.html

Java EE Documentation

Java EE overview

Java EE Training & Tutorials
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javaee/documentation/index.html

The Java EE 7 Tutorial:
https://docs.oracle.com/javaee/7/tutorial/index.html

There are many tutorials at the NetBeans site
http://www.netbeans.org/kb/trails/java-ee.html

CDI

CDI Documentation
http://docs.jboss.org/weld/reference/2.0.5.Final/en-US/html_single/

JSF

JavaServer Faces tag library documentation
https://docs.oracle.com/javaee/7/javaserver-faces-2-2/vdldocs-facelets/toc.htm

JPA and EclipseLink

Caching
http://weblogs.java.net/blog/archive/2009/08/21/jpa-caching
http://wiki.eclipse.org/Introduction_to_Cache_%28ELUG%29

Locks
http://weblogs.java.net/blog/caroljmcdonald/archive/2009/07/jpa_20_concurre.html

Loading strategies and other performance related issues
http://weblogs.java.net/blog/caroljmcdonald/archive/2009/08/28/jpa-performance-dont-ignore-database-0
http://wiki.eclipse.org/Optimizing_the_EclipseLink_Application_%28ELUG%29

Arkitecture and Design

A site with many tips concerning Java EE development. There are also several free pdf books.
http://www.theserverside.com/

Security

Publications concerning security issues.
http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/nistpubs/index.html

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