Java News from Saturday, July 30, 2005

Sun has posted the public review draft specification of Java Specification Request (JSR) 220, Enterpirse JavaBeans 3.0 in the Java Community Process (JCP).

The EJB 3.0 release of the Enterprise JavaBeans architecture provides a new, simplified API for the enterprise application developer. This API is targeted at ease of development and is a simplification of the APIs defined by earlier versions of the EJB specification. The existing EJB 2.1 APIs remain available for use in applications that require them and components written to those APIs may be used in conjunction with components written to the new EJB 3.0 APIs....

The purpose of the EJB 3.0 release is to improve the EJB architecture by reducing its complexity from the enterprise application developer’s point of view. EJB 3.0 is focused on the following goals:

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