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Java EE 7 Developer Handbook by Peter A. Pilgrim

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Chapter 9. Java Message Service 2.0

Federick D. Gregor, the first African-American to pilot and command a NASA Space Shuttle mission said, "When I arrived back at Aircraft Ops [Operations], in my little bin that I put my helmet in, there was a little message that said, "Call Don [Donald R.] Puddy".

The Java Message Service (JMS) API predates Java EE (or J2EE 1.2 released on December 12, 1999) and has only had one specification update since its inception. The JMS 2.0 specification is the long overdue update for Java EE 7. Java Message Service standardizes a common messaging layer for enterprise Java applications.

JMS is based on an interesting field of endeavor for business IT communication which is called Message Oriented Middleware . These enterprise ...

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