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Background documentation Developing Java EE 5 Applications  Locate the document in its SAP Library structure

The SAP NetWeaver Application Server is fully compliant with the Java EE 5 standards. You can develop enterprise applications as Java EE 5 modules, and thus benefit from the numerous advantages the new standard introduces. Besides the runtime support, the SAP NetWeaver Application Server provides development support for Java EE 5. The SAP NetWeaver Developer Studio provides convenient tools for developing, deploying and debugging Java EE 5 applications.

This section contains a comprehensive description of the development process and tools that support you in Java EE 5 application development tasks. It is structured in the following subsections:

      Getting Started

Contains a quick start tutorial that explains how to build your first Java EE 5 application in 10 minutes.


Provides an overview of the key technologies available in the SAP NetWeaver Application Server and the respective tools that support development with these technologies.


Describes in detail how to perform the basic development tasks using the SAP NetWeaver Developer Studio.

      Using AS Java APIs

Describes using Java EE 5 APIs in the context of Application Server Java.


Contains reference information about deployment descriptors and a tutorial explaining how to build a real-life Java EE 5 application with the SAP NetWeaver Developer Studio.

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