Chapter 20. Java Message Service Concepts

This chapter provides an introduction to the Java Message Service (JMS) API, a Java API that allows applications to create, send, receive, and read messages using reliable, asynchronous, loosely coupled communication. It covers the following topics:

• “Overview of the JMS API” on page 341

• “Basic JMS API Concepts” on page 345

• “The JMS API Programming Model” on page 348

• “Creating Robust JMS Applications” on page 359

• “Using the JMS API in Java EE Applications” on page 368

• “Further Information about JMS” on page 376

Overview of the JMS API

This overview defines the concept of messaging, describes the JMS API and when it can be used, and explains how the JMS API works within the Java EE platform. ...

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