This week's book giveaway is in the OCPJP forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA/OCP Java SE 7 Programmer I & II Study Guide and have Kathy Sierra & Bert Bates on-line! See this thread for details.
Although the JNDI approach may work, it's a tricky one because it introduces product dependencies and spaghetti code scenarios. Web dev is complicated enough as it is without introducing a workaround using WebSphere. Moreover, JNDI will only work effectively provided that these web apps are deployed on the same server. It's better to use http calls.
IT Training Manager with the Hartmann Software Group