Components of an Entity Bean

Figure 12.4 shows the parts that compose the entity bean. Figure 12.5 depicts the interactions between these components and an entity bean client.

Figure 12.4. Class diagram of the different components of an entity bean.

Figure 12.5. Sequence diagram of client interaction with an entity bean.

Remote Interface

The remote interface of an entity bean defines the business methods required to access the data in the database. Client applications utilize these methods to retrieve business data as their requirements warrant. ...

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