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Could you tell me when finder methods should be used with EJB's?
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What is finder method?
 
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Hi,
Finder methods as a part of the home interface enable the clients to locate the enterprise beans by their identity. This is why finder methods are used for entity beans only. Session and message-driven beans namely do not have identities exposed to the clients.
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Matjaz

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