This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB) is not JavaBeans. I believe you mean EJB.
EJB 3's goal is to simplify Java EE development. It has many features that make it simpler and better than EJB 2, such as Annotations support, dependency injection (DI), interceptor, and use JPA for persistence layer instead of Entity Beans.
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