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Session Beans are used to model and implement large-grained service-oriented objects. In contrast to Entity Beans, Session Beans tend to be more laden with behavior (manifested in methods) than with state. BookEaz’s system contains one such service-oriented object, the
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EJB 2.1 enables Web service endpoints to be implemented as Session Beans. Chapter 10, “EJB 2.1 Web Service and ...