Building the Architectural Prototype: Part 2

Part 2 of building the architectural prototype for our EJB solution presents a primer on EJB that reviews the callback mechanism, interfaces to the clients, and the transaction support available.

A Primer on Enterprise JavaBeans

As mentioned in Chapters 9 and 11, we need to discuss the lifecycle of the EJB and become a bit more familiar with its architecture. As I stated with the coverage of JSP in Chapter 11, this book can't cover the entire topic, so I refer you to one of the many excellent books on the market today covering EJB for a more thorough presentation (earlier I mentioned Richard Monson-Haefel's Enterprise JavaBeans, published by O'Reilly). However, we can cover the basics here, and most ...

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