Java Pet Store Tutorial
|The Java Pet Store is a popular J2EE example application in the J2EE Blueprints series, created by Sun Microsystems. It models an e-commerce application where customers can purchase pets online using a Web browser. The purpose of this application is to demonstrate the capabilities of the J2EE platform and is written for learning purposes (for example to illustrate the many different design patterns on various part of J2EE). It is not coded for performance and is not intended for performance benchmarks.
The Java Pet Store 1.3.2 follows the J2EE 1.3 specs which is a set of related specifications and can be seen as a single standard for implementing and deploying enterprise applications. Java Pet Store 1.3.2 demonstrates the following:
More information about Pet Store can be found at:
The petstore-1_3_2.zip is no longer available at the http://java.sun.com/blueprints/ site.
Sun.com discourage people from investing time in learning it since its old, and instead encourage developers to learn the newer material.
However there are several companies using the old BluePrints Web Application Framework (WAF) where the petstore 1.3.2 demo is based on. Download the petstore-1_3_2.zip file.