Enterprise beans: Resources for learning
Use the following links to find relevant supplemental information about enterprise beans. The information resides on IBM and non-IBM Internet sites, whose sponsors control the technical accuracy of the information.
These links are provided for convenience. Often, the information is not specific to WAS but is useful all or in part for understanding the product. When possible, links are provided to technical papers and Redbooks that supplement the broad coverage of the release documentation with in-depth examinations of particular product areas.
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- Planning, business scenarios, and IT architecture
- Programming model and decisions
- Programming instructions and examples
- Programming specifications
Planning, business scenarios, and IT architecture
- Mastering Enterprise JavaBeans
A comprehensive treatment of EJBs programming in nonprintable form (PDF). One must be registered to download the PDF, but registration is free. Information about purchasing a hardcopy is available on the Web site.
- Enterprise JavaBeans by Richard Monson-Haefel (O'Reilly and Associates, Inc.: Third Edition, 2001)
Programming model and decisions
- Read all about EJB 2.0
A comprehensive overview of the specification.
- The J2EE Tutorial
This set of articles by Sun Microsystems covers several EJB-related topics, including the basic programming models, persistence, and EJB Query Language.
Programming instructions and examples
- Rules and Patterns for Session Facades
EJB programming practice: Fronting entity beans with a session-bean facade.
- WAS Development Best Practices for Performance and Scalability
Programming practice for enterprise beans and other types of J2EE components.
- Optimistic Locking in IBM WAS 4.0.2
This paper does not seem to be available directly by URL. To view this paper, visit the specified URL and search on "optimistic locking"
- What's new in the Enterprise JavaBeans 2.0 Specification?
You can also download the specification itself from this URL.
- JavaTM 2 Platform: Compatibility with Previous Releases
This Sun Microsystems article includes both source and binary compatibility issues.
See AlsoEnterprise beans
Using enterprise beans in applications