Posts tagged session state
Sharing session state between JEE web applications through WebLogic session descriptor of sharing-enabled2
Session state in Java Web application is associated with a single (user) browser session on the one hand and typically with a specific web application on the other (server side) hand. Session state is created and maintained in the context of a usually a single web application. However…
We ran into a situation where our web application was assuming gigantic proportions. To complex to quickly deploy or even easily build, compile and test. On closer inspection, it was quickly revealed that the application really consisted of a number of relatively independent modules – say one for each of the options in the main menu and one for the entry point – main menu, login, manage user preferences etc. From a functional point of view, the big web app monster was by and large a collection of almost individual web applications. Almost because a substantial number of navigations took place between pages in these modules. And some context data – including credentials – should be passed on these navigations. The application was developed with such information stored in the session scope – as all modules always have access to a (shared) session scope, it was thought.
We got to the point where for More >