Consuming JMS messages with
The most common way of implementing JMS message consumers is by developing
message-driven beans. Message-driven beans are a special type of Enterprise
JavaBean (EJB) whose purpose is to listen to JMS messages on a message queue or
topic. Message-driven beans provide EJB features such as transactions and scalability.
In real systems, JMS message producers and JMS message
consumers will be developed in separate NetBeans projects, as
these are usually completely different systems. For simplicity, we
will develop both the JMS producer and consumer in the same
We can develop message-driven beans in NetBeans by going to File | New File ,
selecting the Enterprise JavaBeans category, and selecting the Message-Driven
Bean file type.