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What’s cool about using OpenEJB for testing EJBs ?

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You have two forms of OpenEJB servers.

  1. Embedded
  2. Standalone

The embedded server comes in very handy when you want to test your EJBs.

Yes. Testing your EJBs become as simple as including the openejb-core dependency and writing 3 lines of setUp code in your test.

private InitialContext initialContext;

   protected void setUp() throws Exception {
       Properties properties = new Properties();
       properties.setProperty(Context.INITIAL_CONTEXT_FACTORY, "org.apache.openejb.client.LocalInitialContextFactory");

       initialContext = new InitialContext(properties);
   }

And the tests run in milliseconds 🙂

Links from the docs:

  • See here for an example bean and a test.
  • And if you wanted to dig in and make some more changes / configurations this doc might help

META:

Used http://zwibbler.com/ to scribble the diagram. Love this one 🙂

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Written by Vishwanath Krishnamurthi

June 23, 2011 at 8:11 pm

Posted in Java EE

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  1. how do you work on 10 tools in a day 🙂

    sivaram

    June 24, 2011 at 6:56 am


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