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can MDB used for Topic listening?

yamini nadella
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Joined: Apr 13, 2004
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is Message Driver beans are used only for Queue listening or they can be used to listen Topics also?
Peer Reynders

Joined: Aug 19, 2005
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Yes, an MDB can listen to a topic.

Enterprise JavaBeans Specification, Version 2.0
15.1 Overview

A client accesses a message-driven bean through JMS by sending messages to the JMS Destination (Queue or Topic) for which the message-driven bean class is the MessageListener.

See Chapter 15 Message-driven Bean Component Contract of the specification for the gory details.
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