Writing a tiny EJB 3.0 example here; the application has 1 session bean acting as a facade, 1 entity bean matching a table within my database. Creating a Application-client (main-method ) with a jndi.properties file which has the following content
I am able to fetch my Session-bean, with the code down below, which implements an Interface which is annotated with @Remote. this is the code:
The example is working, and I am able to fetch the content of my database-table.
Wanting to perform the same operations using an Web-client. For that task I create anservlet and within the doPost-method I want to fetch the reference to my EmployeeBean. Should I not let my bean implement a Interface that uses the @Local annoatation ? due to the fact that my bean and webclient-app is floating around within the same Application Server ?
If you wanted to explain the InitialContext to me, not just referring me to the API but rather to an article or a book! *S* , how would you explain that - am I getting trhough to the containers-environment here ?
I am running JBoss 4.2.1, running Eclipse Europe 3.3 ( if you have any further tip ... )
Yes. You can have a @Local business interface for your session bean and access it from your servlet or any web component as long as it runs in the same JVM of your EJBs(both belongs to same application and packaged in singel ear).
PS: you cannot use the same business interface for both remote and local.