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Seam Framework: Experience the Evolution of Java™ EE, Second Edition by Thomas Heute, Jacob Orshalick, Michael Juntao Yuan

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1 What Is Seam?

According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, a seam is a “joining of two pieces by sewing, usually near the edge.” When used in enterprise software development, the Seam Framework is one of the most successful integration frameworks that joins together multiple software components.

Integration is one of the hardest problems in enterprise application development. A multitier application is typically made up of many components, such as transactional services, security, data persistence, asynchronous messaging, UI rendering, etc. Those components are developed in different frameworks and libraries; they often have different programming models and scalability characteristics. The need to make those components work ...

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