Developing a message-driven bean

Tools such as Application Developer provide powerful tooling to assist with the development of MDBs. Developing within Application Developer will be discussed in great detail in Chapter 16, “Message-driven bean development” on page 563.

This section will bring together all the concepts discussed in this chapter, and show how the actual beans could be constructed. We continue with the application that has been presented so far, and extend the transfer activity to be that which is invoked asynchronously.

Building message-driven beans

When we build a message-driven bean, we are concerned with building only the bean class and the deployment descriptor.

  • Bean class— The bean class must contain the callback methods ...

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