WebSphere Commerce EnterpriseFeature Pack 7 or laterWebSphere Commerce Developer

Tutorial: Building and deploying assets into a separated store archive

Feature Pack 7 or later

This tutorial shows you how to deploy your customized code for the warranty tutorial into a separated store archive environment by using the WebSphere Commerce Build and Deployment tool. The WebSphere Commerce Build and Deployment tool is designed to address the error-prone and time-consuming nature of customized asset deployment.

Note: If the store WAR for your WebSphere Commerce environment is not separated from the WebSphere Commerce EAR into a separate store EAR, use the following tutorial to learn how to deploy your code, Tutorial: Using the WebSphere Commerce Build and Deployment tool.

For more information about the separation of a store WAR into a store EAR, see WebSphere Commerce store archive separation.

Learning objectives

After completing this tutorial, you should be familiar with the following concepts:
  • WebSphere Commerce Build and Deployment tool
  • Packaging and deploying customized assets into different enterprise archives
After completing this tutorial, you should be able to perform the following tasks:
  • Configure the WebSphere Commerce Build and Deployment tool build properties
  • Build the server and development deployment packages
  • Configure the WebSphere Commerce Build and Deployment tool deployment properties
  • Deploy the server deployment package on the production environment

Time required

Expect this tutorial to take 3 hours to complete. The tutorial can take longer if you explore concepts that are related to this tutorial. The time required estimate does not include the time that is required to complete any prerequisite tasks or tutorials.

Skill level

This tutorial is intended for advanced WebSphere Commerce developers who are responsible for creating a deployment package of customized assets and deploying the package on the production environment.

To complete this tutorial, ensure that you are familiar with the following terms and concepts:

  • Apache Ant
  • XML
  • WebSphere Commerce Deployment process
  • Rational Application Developer
  • Management Center framework
  • JSP

System requirements

Before you begin this tutorial, ensure that you complete the following tasks in your development environment:

Ensure that you complete the following tasks in your production environment:
Ensure that you complete the following tutorials, as this tutorial deploys the customized code: