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Introducing the Java Message Service

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Willy Farrell is a senior software engineer in the IBM Developer Skills Program. As part of the developerWorks team, he provides relevant technical information and insight to developers on the latest e-business and industry trends through Web content, articles, speaking engagements, and consulting to faculty at IBM Scholars Program member universities. He has been programming computers for a living since 1981, began using Java in 1996, and joined IBM in 1998.

Summary:  This tutorial provides an introductory overview of the Java Message Service, its functionality, and its capabilities. You will learn the basic programming techniques for creating JMS programs and work with sample code that demonstrates these techniques. Note: This tutorial has been updated to include changes to JMS version 1.1.

Date:  08 Jun 2004
Level:  Introductory PDF:  A4 and Letter (157 KB | 44 pages)Get Adobe® Reader®

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This tutorial has provided an introduction and overview of the Java Message Service and its functionality and capabilities. It has also demonstrated basic programming techniques for creating JMS programs and provided sample code to illustrate those programs.

We did not look at every interface and class in the JMS API, nor did we look at every method on those interfaces we did examine. The Resources provide some pointers to materials to help you do that.

The goal here is to get you started with JMS and give you some basic working programs to learn from. Once you have the sample programs up and running, experiment by modifying them to use message selection, durable subscriptions, and some of the other capabilities of JMS that we touched on here but did not demonstrate in the sample programs.

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