Topic outline

  • Designing a Java Connection Strategy

    Welcome to ISC1129: Designing a Java Connection Strategy. This course contains four instructional lessons, plus several quiz questions. The videos in this course are best if viewed full screen.

    This course discusses at a high level some of the APIs that can be used to connect Java applications to InterSystems IRIS Data Platform: JDBC, the Native API for InterSystems IRIS, XEP, and Hibernate. In this course, you will learn what the APIs are, the benefits and limitations of each, and in what circumstances each API might be best used.

    Prerequisite Learning or Experience  A basic understanding of Java is necessary for this course.

    Audience  This course is intended for software developers who want to connect a Java application to InterSystems IRIS.

    Learning Objectives  By the end of this course, you will be able to:

    • Explain on a basic level what JDBC, the Native API, XEP, and Hibernate are.
    • Determine in a given situation which API or APIs should be used to connect a Java application to the InterSystems IRIS database.

    Duration  30 minutes.

    Grading Criteria  This course is not graded; quiz questions are provided for self-assessment.

    Resources Needed  None.