J2EE Packaging and Common Code

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Keys Botzum

Date archived: January 4, 2017 | First published: July 11, 2002

Common code libraries that provide common function to multiple J2EE applications at run time are extremely valuable and provide a number of benefits. But how should these common code libraries be packaged? This article discusses the benefits, challenges and risks of run-time sharing, and of providing J2EE applications with their own local copies of common code binaries.

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