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Annotations vs DD

Joe Harry
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What would be the advantage of using Annotations to decorate my bean rather than having it described in the DD?


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Joe Harry
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The DD overrides your annotations. But my question here is what would be advantageous when we use Annotations over DD?
Christophe Verré
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Keeping declaring close to the code, and avoiding to clutter the ejb descriptor.


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Joe Harry
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Both ways of doing it gives me DI..Am I right?
 
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