WHAT'S IN THIS CHAPTER?
Microservices versus monoliths
WROX.COM CODE DOWNLOADS FOR THIS CHAPTER
The wrox.com code download for this chapter is found at www.wrox.com/go/
download and individually named according to the names throughout the chapter.
This chapter discusses some of the things that are benei ts of Java EE and development. You
might think of this chapter as containing all the topics that are important to know but don't i t
in any of the other chapters.
This chapter introduces web sockets, which is an exciting new feature of Java EE. Then
it introduces message‐orientated middleware before moving on to the related topic of
Enjoy this eclectic bag of tech goodies!
WHAT ARE WEBSOCKETS?
WebSockets might be the most interesting improvement on the web since the introduction
HTML5 and is supported by many web frameworks. However, it took quite a long time to
have a stable and compatible specii cation for WebSockets.