The development world is all abuzz with talk of Enterprise JavaBeans and with good reason. For the uninitiated, an Enterprise JavaBean is a software component, or mini-program, that confers some unique functionality to the application, or container, it runs in such as a shopping cart for an online retailer, or an account management service for a bank. The height of object-oriented programming, EJB technology tremendously streamlines the development process and makes it easier than ever to retrofit applications with powerful new features as needed. Want to expand your professional horizons and give your career a boost by finding out about the cutting-edge of distributed computing? Enterprise JavaBeans For Dummies is a great place to begin. Is your employer planning to implement an EJB application and you need to play catch-up in a hurry? Look no further.
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