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Oracle® Containers for J2EE Enterprise JavaBeans Developer's Guide
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Using EJB Development Tools

This section describes developing EJB applications using the following:

Using JDeveloper

Oracle JDeveloper greatly simplifies Java EE application development, packaging, and deployment by providing extensive automation, a built-in OC4J for rapid deployment and testing, and many other productivity enhancements. For example:

For more information on JDeveloper, see

Using Eclipse

Eclipse is a widely adopted integrated development environment that simplifies Java EE application development, packaging, and deployment.

Oracle is developing extensible frameworks and exemplary tools on the Eclipse platform for the definition and editing of Object-Relational (O/R) mappings for EJB 3.0 entities. EJB 3.0 O/R mapping support will focus on minimizing the complexity of mapping by providing creation and automated initial mapping wizards, and programming assistance such as dynamic problem identification

For more information on EJB 3.0 support in Eclipse, see

Using TopLink Workbench

You can use the TopLink Workbench to create and configure the following:

  • EJB 3.0 toplink-ejb-jar.xml and ejb3-toplink-sessions.xml files

  • EJB 2.1 toplink-ejb-jar.xml file

  • ejb-jar.xml file

For more information, see the following: