Hi there, Thta's a difficult question to answer as you can use most GOF patterns when developing a J2EE application. The J2EE framework really only uses three (OK all, correct me if you think that I'm wrong), the Factory Method, The Abstract Factory and the Proxy. The Proxy is used for both the Home and Remote interfaces and the Factory Method and Abstract Factory are mainly used together when getting hold of Resource Ref's via JNDI and with JNDI itself. It could be said that Abstract Factory is used by the container for creating EJB Objects (as opposed to Beans). Dependent on the implementation of the underlying container, it could be said that the either the Bridge or Mediator patterns are used in order to access the Bean itself.
yet I didn't give exam and I am preparing for the exam so, I might wrong. But my understanding is atleast you need to know each pattern.
Here is some detail about J2EE Patterns. Architectural Design Goals includes 1 Component Extensibility : For that J2EE uses Factory and Facade pattern. 2. Contracts: Adaptor pattern 3. Pluggable behaviour : Command and Strategy Pattern. 4. Performance : facade pattern. Other than that WEB Tier uses Mediator Pattern EJB Tier uses Session Entity Facade pattern Client Tier / WEB Tier/ EJB Tier uses Business Delegate Pattern. If I am wrong then let me know. Thanks Jignesh Shah
Jignesh Shah<BR>PSC WEB Developer
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