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Chapter 1: Getting Started with EAServer

Understanding EAServer

This section explains some of the basic concepts and terminology associated with developing component-based Jaguar applications in a three-tier environment. It is intended primarily to provide you with enough information to complete the tutorials and begin using EAServer Manager. For detailed information on Jaguar application development, see the EAServer Programmer’s Guide. For details on the EAServer architecture, see the EAServer Feature Guide.

EAServer implements a three-tier or multitier distributed computing architecture. In this model, three distinct elements work together to give users access to data:

An EAServer application consists of one or more packages and a client user interface to interact with end users. Packages consist of components, and components are made up of one or more methods.

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