Synopses & Reviews
The bestselling classic is back-and covers the new EJB 2.1 specification!
Building on the overwhelming success of his previous two editions, renowned author Ed Roman has returned-along with Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB) gurus Gerald Brose and Rima Patel Sriganesh-to offer you the inside scoop on the EJB 2.1 specification and related enhancements in J2EETM 1.4. Continuing the tradition of providing you with an unparalleled EJB tutorial, this expert team of authors has revised more than 30 percent of the book and added new chapters that explore the dramatic changes in the way EJB is now used for building applications.
Serving as the ultimate resource that boasts the most up-to-date information on EJB, this edition begins with the fundamentals of building an EJB. You'll learn about advanced EJB concepts and best practices that you won't find anywhere else, such as transactions, persistence, clustering, integration, performance monitoring, security, and choosing an EJB Server. Along the way, you'll get in-depth coverage of:
- EJB security mechanisms
- Best practices for EJB application development, deployment, and testing
- Tips for selecting appropriate Web frameworks and EJB containers
- EJB integration with back-end enterprise information systems using J2EE connector technology
- Performance optimizations for various types of EJB
The companion Web site includes sample code, updates to the book, and links to useful software used in the book.
This third edition of one of the leading tutorials on EJB and the new EJB 2.1 specification offers five new chapters covering the latest features of this important release. In addition, the authors cover new ways that EJB is being used more effectively with popular open source solutions.
* Offers practical guidance on when not to use EJB and how to use simpler, less costly open source technologies in place of or in conjunction with EJB
- Includes more than 30 percent revised material and five new chapters, covering the new 2.1 features such as EJB Timer Service and JMS as well as the latest open source Java solutions
- The book was developed as part of TheServerSide.com online EJB community, ensuring a built-in audience
- Demonstrates how to build an EJB system, program with EJB, adopt best practices, and harness advanced EJB concepts and techniques, including transactions, persistence, clustering, integration, and performance optimization
- Offers practical guidance on when not to use EJB and how to use simpler, less costly open source technologies in place of or in conjunction with EJB
About the Author
is an independent consultant, a leading authority on EJB, and the author of the first two bestselling editions of Mastering Enterprise JavaBeans (Wiley).
Rima Patel Sriganesh is a member of Technical Staff in the Technology Outreach group at Sun Microsystems, Inc., and is a coauthor of Developing Java Web Services (Wiley).
Gerald Brose is a Security Software Architect at Xtradyne Technologies. He is an expert in EJB and CORBA and the author of Java Programming with CORBA, Third Edition (Wiley).
Table of Contents
Part One: Overview.
Chapter 1: Overview.
Chapter 2: EJB Fundamentals.
Chapter 3: Writing Your First Bean.
Part Two: The Triad of Beans.
Chapter 4: Introduction to Session Beans.
Chapter 5: Writing Session Bean Web Services.
Chapter 6: Introduction to Entity Beans.
Chapter 7: Writing Bean-Managed Persistent Entity Beans.
Chapter 8: Writing Container-Managed Persistent Entity Beans.
Chapter 9: Introduction to Message-Driven Beans.
Chapter 10: Adding Functionality to Your Beans.
Part Three: Advanced Enterprise JavaBeans Concepts.
Chapter 11: EJB Best Practices.
Chapter 12: Transactions.
Chapter 13: Security.
Chapter 14: EJB Timers.
Chapter 15: BMP and CMP Relationships.
Chapter 16: Persistence Best Practices.
Chapter 17: EJB Integration.
Chapter 18: EJB Performance Optimizations.
Chapter 19: Clustering.
Chapter 20: Starting Your EJB Project on the Right Foot.
Chapter 21: Choosing an EJB Server.
Chapter 22: EJB-J2EE Integration: Building a Complete Application.
Appendix A: RMI-IIOP and JNDI Tutorial.
Appendix B: CORBA Interoperability.
Appendix C: Deployment Descriptor Reference.
Appendix D: The EJB Query Language (EJB-QL).
Appendix E: EJB Quick Reference Guide.