Introduction to JBoss Application Server JBoss is a free, open source application server under the LGPL license that is widely used for developing and deploying enterprise Java applications (J2EE), Web applications, and Portals. It provides the full features of J2EE 1.4 such as EJB container as well as extended
enterprise services (EJB) including such as database access (JDBC), transactions (JTA), messaging (JTS), naming (JNDI) and management support (JMX). It also provides enterprise-class security, and resource
Open Standards and Open Source:
JBoss is an open source J2EE 1.4 certified AS having business friendly license that allows the developers to free download, use, embed, and distribute the JBoss AS.
JBoss AS supports full features of J2EE 1.4 including EJB, JCA, JSP, JMX, HTTP etc. It provides a bridge for the enterprise Java programming model, and enables developers to get started quickly and easily with these