Ken Webb 2010-03-01T16:20:50Z

The Java Message Service (JMS) API is a "messaging standard that allows application components based on the Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE) to create, send, receive, and read messages. It enables distributed communication that is loosely coupled, reliable, and asynchronous."

Xholon provides access to JMS to allow two Xholon applications running in different Java virtual machines (JVMs) to send asynchronous messages back and forth. For details, see the Hello World JMS example. The example is the same as the standard Hello World tutorial, with the addition of local proxy classes that handle the JMS connection. Because this application already uses asynchronous messaging, it's straight-forward to use the JMS proxies.

Xholon has been tested with two open-source JMS implementations:

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