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WebSphere – Introduction to Java and WebSphere Application Server


3 hours


This course introduces Java, one of the most popular programming languages in modern IT and its extended version, Jakarta Enterprise Edition (Jakarta EE), which itself is another popular version of Java that has found its place supporting and running back-end enterprise applications. The course also introduces IBM’s WebSphere Server Application and how it serves in implementing Java/Jakarta EE services within an enterprise IT environment.


Application programmers interested in gaining knowledge about the fundamentals of Java and WebSphere Application Server.


Some basic programming and z/OS knowledge.


After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain the Purpose and Capabilities of Java
  • Describe how Java is Extended Using Jakarta EE
  • Describe what WebSphere Application Server Does and How it Works

Course Content

Introducing Java and Jakarta EE

What Java Is and Who Uses It
How Java Works
Java’s History
Jakarta’s Toolkit and Key Technologies

Introducing WebSphere Application Server

WebSphere Application Servers’ Features and Components
WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment (WAS ND)
Working with HTTP servers
WebSphere Liberty
Administering WAS

WebSphere Introduction to Java and WebSphere Application Server Mastery Test