GPS Tracking with Java EE Components: Challenges of Connected Cars highlights how the self-driving car is actually changing the automotive industry, from programing embedded software to hosting services and data crunching, in real time, with really big data.
The book analyzes how the challenges of the Self Driving Car (SDC) exceed the limits of a classical GPS Tracking System (GTS.) It provides a guidebook on setting up a tracking system by customizing its components. It also provides an overview of the prototyping and modeling process, and how the reader can modify this process for his or her own software.
Every component is introduced in detail and includes a number of design decisions for development. The book introduces Java EE (JEE) Modules, and shows how they can be combined to a customizable GTS, and used as seed components to enrich existing systems with live tracking.
The book also explores how to merge tracking and mapping to guide SDCs, and focuses on client server programming to provide useful information. It also discusses the challenges involved with the live coordination of moving cars.
This book is designed to aid GTS developers and engineers in the automotive industry. It can also help Java Developers, not only interested in GPS Tracking, but in modern software design from many individual modules. Source code and sample applications will be available on the book's website.
Table of Contents
Section I Data Formats and Relations
1 Message Exchange
2 Device Communication
3 Data Modeling
4 Object Relations
Section II JeeTS Data Formats
5 JeeTS Persistence Unit/s
6 JeeTS Protocols
7 Traccar Proto Decoder
Section III JeeTS Client Software
8 The JeeTS Tracker
9 The JeeTS Player
10 my JeeTS Client
11 JeeTS GTFS factory
Section IV Enterprise Integration
12 Enterprise Software
13 The JeeTS DCS
14 The JeeTS ETL
Section V Middle Ware
15 Java Messaging
16 Geo Distribution
17 JSE Tracking Components
Section VI Enterprise Applications
18 Spring to AppServer
19 Tracking with Jee AS
Appendix A Development Environment
Appendix B Install Traccar Sources
Appendix C Install JeeTS Sources
Appendix D Install GTFS Sources
Appendix E Install WildFly with Camel Subsystem
Kristof Beiglböck is a specialist on Geographic Data Processing and has worked for the Automotive Industry for over a decade witnessing the developments of GPS, Digital Maps, Routing, and Navigation. He has set up a complete commercial GPS Tracking System with Open Source Components and has been developer for large Automotive Tracking Projects with proprietary Software for Big Data processing.