Retrieve each item individually.

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Empower your EJB clients with mobile actions
Roger L. Cauvin
Listing 2. Retrieve each item individually.

EmployeeStorage employeeStorage = employeeStorageHome.create();
Vector employeeSSNs = employeeStorage.retrieveEmployeeSSNs();
Enumeration enumeration = employeeSSNs.elements();
boolean wasFound = false;
Employee employee = null;
while (!wasFound && enumeration.hasMoreElements())
  {String employeeSSN = (String) enumeration.nextElement();
  employee = employeeStorage.retrieveEmployee(employeeSSN);
  wasFound = employee.getName().equals("Jane Doe");}

if (wasFound)
  System.out.println("Found employee " + employee + ".");

About the Author

Roger L. Cauvin is a software engineer at KLA-Tencor, Austin, TX. He can be contacted at [email protected].