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Enterprise JavaBeans (Session Beans)

We have looked at using various Java EE technologies to handle the HTTP and the web part of the application. However, arguably, the most critical component of any software is the functioning of the actual business logic. In this chapter, we look at Enterprise JavaBeans, a technology whose primary aim is running business logic code efficiently, accurately, and securely.

Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB) was perhaps the technology that truly marked the arrival of Java EE (or J2EE as it was known as back then) to the software development world. There was tremendous buzz around EJB at the dawn of the twenty-first ...

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