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EJB is Framework or Server Side Component?

akhtar qureshi
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Joined: Nov 24, 2009
Posts: 16
Hi...
I know EJB is server side Component...But can you tell me the difference between
Framework and Component?

Jaikiran Pai
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Joined: Jul 20, 2005
Posts: 10091
    
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EJB is a specification (a set of rules) which the implementations (application servers like JBoss, Glassfish etc...) follow. These rules and APIs provide a standard runtime environment for applications with services like transactions, security and much more.


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