IBM WebSphere Commerce V8 Programming Essentials


IBM WebSphere Commerce V8 Programming Essentials

This course teaches programming essentials for IBM WebSphere Commerce Version 8. Through in-depth lectures and hands-on exercises, youll learn the skills and knowledge needed to customize an IBM WebSphere Commerce Version 8 site. Topics include an introduction to the integrated development environment for WebSphere Commerce, which is built upon Rational Application Developer V9.5. From there, youll develop and configure storefronts. In addition, youll learn how to build custom business logic and handing data through the command framework, business object document (BOD) processing framework, and Enterprise JavaBeans (EJBs).

Youll also be introduced to many of the new features that are provided in WebSphere Commerce V8. These features include: how to develop for the presentation layer, business logic layer, data service layer, and persistence layer of WebSphere Commerce using Spring, Struts framework with related concepts like responsive web design. To complete the experience, youll learn the basics of integrating WebSphere Commerce with other systems in a service-oriented architecture (SOA) and Web services.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe WebSphere Commerce architecture and programming model concepts
  • Describe the WebSphere Commerce Database schema, store models and business model
  • Implement the processes that are required to customize WebSphere Commerce V8 using a development environment that is based upon Rational Application Developer V9.5
  • Customize store front Java Server Page (JSP) pages
  • Customize store business logic through the creation of controller commands and task commands
  • Extend the persistence layer by creating new Enterprise JavaBeans (EJBs) to co-operate with the WebSphere Commerce subsystems
  • Customize store business logic through the creation of controller commands and task commands
  • Describe common subsystem commands and data beans
  • Manipulate data handling through the WebSphere Commerce V8 data service layer
  • Implement Web services using WebSphere Commerce V8
  • Implement WebSphere Commerce REST services

Developers and Programmers

Before taking this course, you should possess the following skills:

  • Java or Java EE application development skills
  • JSP development and deployment skills
  • Java servlet development and deployment skills
  • JavaServer Pages Standard Tag Library (JSTL) skills
  • Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) skills
  • SQL skills
  • Extensible Markup Language (XML) skills
  • Knowledge of Rational Application Developer V9.5

  • WebSphere Commerce architecture
  • WebSphere Commerce Data model and schema
  • WebSphere Commerce Developer toolkit
  • WebSphere Commerce Presentation layer
    • Customizing StoreFront Pages
  • WebSphere Commerce Business logic layer
    • Customizing Store Business Logic
  • WebSphere Commerce Persistence layer
    • Creating a new WC EJB
  • WebSphere Commerce Data Service layer
    • Extending an SOI service with UserData
  • Web Services, Messaging and Implementing Services
    • Creating and customizing REST services
  • WebSphere Commerce Build Deployment (WCBD)
  • Build and Deployment using the WebSphere Commerce Build Deployment tool (WCBD)


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