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This document lists changes made to the J2EE Deployment Descriptor API.

Index of APIs

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Not all deprecations are listed here, assuming that the deprecated APIs continue to essentially work. For a full deprecation list, please consult the Javadoc.

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These API specification versions may be used to indicate that a module requires a certain API feature in order to function. For example, if you see here a feature you need which is labelled 1.20, your manifest should contain in its main attributes the line:

OpenIDE-Module-Module-Dependencies: org.netbeans.modules.j2ee.dd/1 > 1.20

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J2EE Deployment Descriptor API

Added deployment descriptors versions for the JavaEE7.

Mar 28 '13; API spec. version: 1.29; affected top-level classes: Application AppClient EjbJar WebApp; made by:; issues: #228033
New DD versions of the ejb-jar.xml, web.xml, web-fragment.xml, application.xml, application-client.xml for JavaEE7 platform.

Web Deployment Descriptor merged into this API.

Jan 12 '05; API spec. version: 1.3; affected packages: org.netbeans.modules.j2ee.dd.api.web org.netbeans.modules.j2ee.dd.api.ejb org.netbeans.modules.j2ee.dd.api.application org.netbeans.modules.j2ee.dd.api.common; made by:; issues: #53320

The DD API for web.xml was added. Some classes were moved into common package.