Chapter 11. Packaging the EJB

In this chapter, we will cover:

  • Understanding an application's JAR files using the jar command
  • Understanding class loading
  • Using deployment descriptors for interceptors
  • Using deployment descriptors for timer interceptors
  • Using deployment descriptors for default interceptors
  • Using deployment descriptors for callback interceptors
  • Using deployment descriptors for transactions
  • Using deployment descriptors for security

Introduction

Before a Java EE application can be used it must be deployed to a server. The process of deployment consists of packaging the components of the application together and then installing these components on a server. Once they are installed, individual classes are loaded into memory. This process can be ...

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