How to call an EJB 2 from an EJB 3 ?

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The EJB 3 specification mandates that all container should support EJB 2 as well. It’s even possible to inject an EJB 2 into an EJB 3. Here’s how to do it:


public InsertOrderBean implements InsertOrder {
public BankAccountHome bankAccountHome;
void payorder(){
BankAccount bankAccount
=  bankAccountHome.create();



Here the BankAccountHome in injected into the EJB InsertOrderBean and, inside method payorder(), used to take one instance of the BankAccount Bean from the pool