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Richard M. Reese holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Texas A & M University and is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Engineering and Physics at Tarleton State University in Stephenville Texas. In addition to his experience in academia, Richard has over 16 years of experience in industry including operating system development at GTE Automatic Electric Labs and at Lockheed Martin in Fort Worth, Texas where he supervised a tool development group and oversaw various research and development projects. Prior to his industrial experience he served 4 years in the United States Air Force.
Richard first worked with EJBs as a consultant/instructor of software languages in private and public classes providing him with a variety of insight into industry applications. He has published numerous papers and has developed courseware for a variety of topics including advanced Java technologies.
By following this format the book is astonishingly easy to read.
Chapter 11 covers packaging the EJBs, yet it does not cover or even hint at how to achieve this using the build tools that most developers use, e.g. ANT, Maven, etc.
The information in the book is presented in recipes - short how-to examples focusing on a specific JavaEE / EJB feature, put together to form a cookbook.
EJB 3.1 Cookbook by Richard Reese aims to provide "a collection of simple but incredibly effective recipes" - quoting the subtitle. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Tomasz Nurkiewicz
Only got through some of the book so far but impressed at what I've seen. The examples cover the basic scenarios of EJB usage and explain the myriad options and... Read morePublished on September 3, 2012 by Sinister Simister
I had the great opportunity to review the EJB 3.1 Cookbook by Richard M. Reese from Packt Publishing. Read morePublished on February 26, 2012 by John Yeary
I find this book very useful in developping real applications. It should be treated not as manual about EJB, but as a collection of practical recipes.Published on October 17, 2011 by Piotr Malecki
Enterprise Java Beans 3 (EJB 3) is a major update to the JEE platform which debuts annotation based aspect-oriented configuration and provides new services for entity persistence... Read morePublished on September 6, 2011 by benwilcock
The kind people at Packt gave me a copy of "EJB 3.1 Cookbook" by Richard M. Reese to review. This book should be viewed as a collection of building block recipes, not as a... Read morePublished on August 11, 2011 by Stephen Connolly