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Developing Middleware in Java EE 8 by Abdalla Mahmoud

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Message-Oriented Middleware

To explain the concept of MOM, let's start by having a look at a simple real-world example: suppose you want to communicate with your friend Tom to tell him about a new update about some personal news he is interested in; suppose you are going to inform him about your wedding and you want to invite him as your guest. There are two options to tell Tom about your update:

  • Call him on his cell phone and invite him directly
  • Send him an SMS message to invite him

What's the difference between the two options? Well, in the first option, you have to have Tom's mobile available on the network, and he should be free to answer your call and get the information from you; you will be in direct contact with Tom. In the second ...

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