2.4. JBoss Enterprise Application Platform Use Cases

JBoss Enterprise Application Platform is typically used for the following web application types and scenarios:
  • Most web applications involving a database
  • Web applications likely to be clustered
  • Simple web applications with JSPs/Servlets upgrades to JBoss Enterprise Application Platform with Tomcat Embedded
  • Intermediate web applications with JSPs/Servlets using a web framework such as Struts, Java Server Faces, Cocoon, Tapestry, Spring, Expresso, Avalon, Turbine
  • Complex web applications with JSPs/Servlets, Seam, Enterprise Java Beans (EJB), Java Messaging (JMS), caching etc.
  • Cross-application middleware (JMS, Corba, JMX, etc.)


This distribution comes with multiple sample applications including the Seam Booking Application located in $EAP_HOME/seam/examples/booking/. The application is a Java EE 5 application that makes use of the following technologies:
  • EJB3
  • Stateful Session Beans
  • Stateless Session Beans
  • JPA (w/ Hibernate validation)
  • JSF
  • Facelets
  • Ajax4JSF
  • Seam