EJB Packaging and Deployment

Until now, we have focused on how to build EJBs, Java Persistence API (JPA) entities, and their clients, for exploiting the surrounding enterprise services offered by the EJB container. In Java EE parlance, these tasks fall under the role of Application Component Provider, which is simply referred to as the Provider. In this chapter, we explore the topics that surround the process of packaging your components into modules and library components, binding external references declared in your Java EE components to actual resources in your server environment, and sending it all off to an application server ...

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