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WebObjects is an object-oriented environment for developing and deploying web applications. This tutorial helps you learn how to install the tools necessary to develop with WebObjects, how to create a basic database web application, and how to deploy a WebObjects application on a server.
Who Should Read This Document?
WebObjects Tutorial is for anyone who is beginning to develop with WebObjects. It will introduce you to standard WebObjects development tools and processes.
This document assumes a working knowledge of Java, HTML, and databases.
Organization of This Document
This document contains the following chapters:
“Installing WebObjects, Eclipse, and the WOLips Plug-in” helps you install tools for WebObjects development.
“Creating a WebObjects Database Application” walks you through the creation of a basic web application in WebObjects.
The following Apple resources provide additional information about WebObjects:
For a conceptual overview of WebObjects technology, read WebObjects Overview.
For a more in-depth treatment of WebObjects development, read WebObjects Web Applications Programming Guide.
For more information on the Enterprise Objects Framework, read WebObjects Enterprise Objects Programming Guide.
For a more in-depth treatment of WebObjects application deployment, read WebObjects Deployment Guide Using JavaMonitor.
For documentation of all WebObjects Java classes, see WebObjects 5.4.2 Reference.
For information on components built into WebObjects, read WebObjects Dynamic Elements Reference.
In addition to Apple’s documentation, see the following websites for WebObjects extensions and utilities: