The Java EE 7 Tutorial: Volume 2, Fifth Edition, is a task-oriented, example-driven guide to developing enterprise applications for the Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 7 (Java EE 7). Written by members of the Java EE documentation team at Oracle, this book provides new and intermediate Java programmers with a deep understanding of the platform. This guide includes descriptions of platform features and provides instructions for using the latest versions of NetBeans IDE and GlassFish Server Open Source Edition. The book introduces Enterprise JavaBeans components, the Java Persistence API, the Java Message Service (JMS) API, Java EE security, transactions, resource adapters, Java EE Interceptors, Batch Applications for the Java Platform, and Concurrency Utilities for Java EE. The book culminates with three case studies that illustrate the use of multiple Java EE 7 APIs.