EJB Architecture—Overview

The Enterprise JavaBeans architecture provides for enabling standard portable solutions to enterprisewide business problems using the Java programming language, thereby leveraging the Write Once, Run Anywhere concept advocated by Java. The standards-based solution enables you to build distributed object-oriented applications by breaking down business rules into components that represent the business model as closely as possible. Component models provide the technology for application developers to build applications based on components driven by their interfaces rather than building new components every time one needs a new function. Let's take a classic business case: the shopping cart example that's used widely in ...

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