What do Ford Financial, IBM, and Victoria's Secret have in common?
Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB). As the industry standard for
platform-independent reusable business components, EJB has just become Sun
Microsystem's latest developer certification. Whether you want to be
certifiable or just want to learn the technology inside and out, Head
First EJB will get you there in the least painful way. And with the
greatest understanding.Component-based and role-based development
The architecture of EJB, distributed programming with RMI
Developing and Deploying an EJB application
The Client View of a Session and Entity bean
The Session Bean Lifecycle and Component Contract
The Entity bean Lifecycle and Component Contract
Container-managed Persistence (CMP)
Container-managed Relationships (CMR)
The Deployment Descriptor
The Enterprise Bean Environment in JNDI
Programming Restrictions and Portability
You'll learn not just what the technology *is*, but more importantly, *why*
it is, and what it is and isn't good for. You'll learn tricks and tips for
EJB development, along with tricks and tips for passing this latest, very
challenging Sun Certified Business Component Developer (SCBCD) exam. You'll
learn how to think like a server. You'll learn how to think like a bean.
And because this is a Head First book, you'll learn how to think about
Co-author Kathy Sierra was one of Sun's first employees to teach brave,
early adopter customers how to use EJB. She has the scars. But besides
dragging you deep into EJB technology, Kathy and Bert will see you through
your certification exam, if you decide to go for it. And nobody knows the
certification like they do - they're co-developers of Sun's actual exam!
As the second book in the Head First series, Head First EJB follows
up the number one best-selling Java book in the US, Head First Java.
Find out why reviewers are calling it a revolution in learning tough
technical topics, and why Sun Chairman and CEO Scott McNealy says, "Java
technology is everywhere...if you develop software and haven't learned Java,
it's definitely time to dive in "Head First."
And with a Head First book, you don't even have to feel guilty about having
fun while you're learning; it's all part of the learning theory. If the
latest research in cognitive science, education, and neurobiology suggested
that boring, dry, and excruciatingly painful was the best way to learn, we'd
have done it. Thankfully, it's been shown that your brain has a sense of
style, a sense of humor, and a darn good sense of what it likes and
In Head First EJB, you'll learn all about:
The book includes over 200 mock exam questions that match the tone, style,
difficulty, and topics on the real SCBCD exam. See why Kathy and Bert are
responsible for thousands of successful exam-passers.
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Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Page Count (est.): 700
Pub Date: 11/1/2003