This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
The default scope is request, when you set the scope as session then bean is available till session live. if you you havn't set life time of session then untill you close your browser, bean is available. while in case of application,bean is avaibale till application is running,irrespective of session it is avaible to all.