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What is seam?

Sherif Mahmoud

Joined: Jun 01, 2007
Posts: 7
Please, Forgive my lack of information. Can somebody tell me briefly what is seam in general. As an example of the brief answer i'm looking for, if the question is "what is tomcat?", the brief answer would be "it's a web container.".


Luis Matta

Joined: Jun 05, 2007
Posts: 1
Seam is kind of an web application framework directed to support and greatly enhance the EJB3 stack.
[ June 05, 2007: Message edited by: Luis Matta ]
Michael Yuan
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Joined: Mar 07, 2002
Posts: 1427
You can certainly use Seam as a web framework. But it is really an integration framework that ties together over a dozen popular open source enterprise frameworks (Hibernate, jbpm, drools, itext, quartz etc etc) and make their functions accessible through simple annotations.

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Mark Spritzler

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