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J2EE™ Tutorial, The by Beth Stearns, Monica Pawlan, Eric Jendrock, Kim Haase, Dale Green, Stephanie Bodoff

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Full Syntax

This section discusses the EJB QL syntax, as defined in the Enterprise JavaBeans Specification. Much of the following material paraphrases or directly quotes the specification.

BNF Symbols

Table 8-1 describes the BNF symbols used in this chapter.

Table 8-1. BNF Symbol Summary
Symbol Description
::= The element to the left of the symbol is defined by the constructs on the right.
* The preceding construct may occur zero or more times.
{...} The constructs within the curly braces are grouped together.
[...] The constructs within the square brackets are optional.
| An exclusive OR.
BOLDFACE A keyword (although capitalized in the BNF diagram, keywords are not case sensitive).
Whitespace A whitespace character can be a space, horizontal ...

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