This chapter will serve as an almost criminally brief introduction to Enterprise JavaBeans, their varieties, and their uses.
You will learn the basics of Enterprise JavaBeans and the Java Naming and Directory Interface, which is how applications and EJB’s meet up with one another.
All right, we’ll admit it. It is a bit of a stretch to expand our sample application to the J2EE Enterprise JavaBean component model. The truth is, given the small data requirements and simplicity of our application, the Web front end that we put on our application in the previous chapters is probably sufficient to scale our application to even very large organizations.
That confessed, ...