David Musicant is currently an application architect and consultant at Spiral Generation. Little did he know, when he began tooling with Logo's triangle turtle on the Apple II 20 years ago that it was the beginning of a love affair with programming. Now he spends most of his time thinking about the future of application security, watching baseball and working on open source software that helps developers work more efficiently.
Many think that that EJB 2.0 doesn't support inheritance for entity beans, and this has been a driver of support for POJO-based frameworks. However, David Musicant says that component inheritance is possible, explains what that means, and shows how to do it.