Chapter 7. Developing Applications with JBoss Messaging Service

The medium is the message. Marshall McLuhan

Messaging is a method of communication between software components or applications. The Java Message Service (JMS) is a Java API designed by Sun that allows applications to create, send, receive, and read messages (refer to

Messaging differs from other standard protocols, such as Remote Method Invocation (RMI) and Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP), in two ways. Firstly, the conversation is mediated by a messaging server, so it's not a two-way conversation between peers. Secondly, the sender and receiver need to know only the message format and the destination to be used. This is in contrast ...

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