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Naming Conventions for Enterprise Beans

Because enterprise beans are composed of multiple parts, it's useful to follow a naming convention for your applications. Table 3-2 summarizes the conventions for the example beans of this tutorial.

Table 3-2 Naming Conventions for Enterprise Beans 
Item
Syntax
Example
Enterprise bean name (DD)
<name>EJB
AccountEJB
EJB JAR display name (DD)
<name>JAR
AccountJAR
Enterprise bean class
<name>Bean
AccountBean
Home interface
<name>Home
AccountHome
Remote interface
<name>
Account
Local home interface
Local<name>Home
LocalAccountHome
Local interface
Local<name>
LocalAccount
Abstract schema (DD)
<name>
Account

DD means that the item is an element in the bean's deployment descriptor.

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