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Service-oriented architecture (SOA) and web services are no longer buzzwords. These technologies have become a reality in the past few years. Web services are definitely the new industry standard for application-to-application (A2A) and business-to-business (B2B) integration.
What do web services have to do with EJB 3? Exposing your business logic component as web service is a snap with EJB 3. Stick with us through this chapter and we’ll demonstrate how EJB 3 can be combined with web service metadata to provide compelling solutions for exposing business logic as web services.
Let’s illustrate this with another ...