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Java EE scenarios

Java EE patterns

Easy EJB testing

Index search for Java EE metadata

We are all familiar with the Open Type and Open Resource index searches in the workbench and how useful they are when we try to quickly locate our files and Java classes in the huge project we are working with. The Java EE perspective should naturally evolve these features to Java EE metadata index search, where developers can search for certain metadata in their Java EE projects.

These new feature should introduce new dialog box that looks similar to the Open Type and Open Resource dialogs. There should be a hotkey combination available that enables users to quickly call the dialog. Typing a portion of the Java EE metadata name or description should filter the available Java EE artifacts and assist the user choice.

Examples for Java EE metadata are:

  • EJB beans
  • Web servlets
  • EJB references
  • Security roles

View with possible high level operations

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