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Consider GlassFish ESB v2 for SOA Tooling

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Configuring GlassFish ESB

Launch NetBeans 6.1 IDE

Next, I'll launch the NetBeans 6.1 IDE that was just installed.

In Windows, click Start > All Programs. Locate the entry shown in Figure 7 and click it to launch it.

Figure 7: Launch NetBeans 6.1 IDE

The NetBeans 6.1 IDE should now be running with the information shown in Figure 8 displayed:

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Figure 8: NetBeans IDE Launched

Start GlassFish V2

The GlassFish ESB administration functions are integrated into the NetBeans 6.1 IDE. This greatly simplifies the developer's workflow to design, code, and deploy applications.

  1. Click the "Services" tab.
  2. Click the "Servers" icon to expand it.
  3. Right-click GlassFish V2.
  4. Click "Start".
  5. Confirm "startup complete" (see the lower portion of Figure 9).

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Figure 9: Start GlassFish V2

A Quick Tour

Now that you have GlassFish ESB and NetBeans IDE installed, you'll quickly touch on the NetBeans IDE user interface that enables you to administer GlassFish configuration and resources from within NetBeans.

Now, take a quick tour and see what is under the hood.

The nodes shown in Figure 10 should appear under GlassFish V2 in the NetBeans IDE "Services" tab:

Figure 10: GlassFish Nodes

Clicking the "Applications" node should display the following additional folders:

Figure 11: GlassFish Applications

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This article was originally published on January 29, 2009

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