This week's book giveaway is in the Agile and Other Processes forum. We're giving away four copies of Real-World Software Development: A Project-Driven Guide to Fundamentals in Java and have Dr. Raoul-Gabriel Urma & Richard Warburton on-line! See this thread for details.
EJBs and beans are different things. And EJB can be a session bean or a message driven bean. (or in ejb 2 and entity bean.) A regular Java bean is a plain old java object. I'm not sure what an application bean is. Maybe a regular bean in the application scopel