Written by experts in IBM software, this book details the newest features of VisualAge for Java that will allow you to build Java applications for e-business environments. The authors uncover the exciting new additions in Versions 3.02 and 3.5 that make it much easier to create scalable e-business applications. Focusing on advanced topics, Stanchfield and Mauny show you how to build, test and deploy Java applications, JavaBean components, servlets, Java ServerPages, and Enterprise JavaBeans. You'll also gain a better understanding of how to use the VisualAge for Java's IDE for Enterprise Data Access, distributed programming, enterprise programming, and much more. And you'll also learn tips and techniques for more productive use of your programming time. A valuable resource for IBM's VisualAge for Java certification program, this book shows how to: Create, manage, and edit classes; Use the integrated and distributed debuggers; Develop JavaBean components using the BeanInfo Editor; Apply several design patterns during Visual Composition; Use AWT and Swing in the VCE; Program servlets and Java ServerPages; Create and deploy Enterprise JavaBeans (EJBs); Integrate additional tools to extend Version 3's functionality. The CD-ROM contains: IBM VisualAge for Java Professional Edition 3.5; VA Assist from Instantiations, Inc.; All the code examples from the book.