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Java Message Service (JMS) for J2EE by Levent Erdogan

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Chapter 5. Concepts and Fundamentals of JMS Programming

Concepts and Fundamentals of JMS Programming

In this chapter, you will learn the fundamentals and basic elements of Java Message Service (JMS) programming. In the next chapter, you will write three simple programs to help you understand how to develop a JMS application.

What Is a Messaging System or Service?

Messaging is a way or a mechanism that provides communication between software applications, programs, or objects on a distributed system. Remote Method Invocation (RMI) and socket programming are also types of messaging according to this definition. But, the focus of this book is on a message-based messaging system. As a simple definition, ...

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